oxford blue

noun, often capitalized O

Definition of oxford blue

: a blackish purple that is bluer and darker than average eggplant and bluer and deeper than Burgundy (see burgundy sense 2b)

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“Oxford blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxford%20blue. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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