robin's-egg blue

noun

Definition of robin's-egg blue

1 : a variable color averaging a light greenish blue that is bluer and paler than average turquoise (see turquoise sense 2a) or average turquoise blue and bluer and deeper than average aqua blue — compare robin's egg
2 : a light bluish green that is greener and duller than average aqua green (see aqua green sense 1) and greener and paler than average turquoise green

called also bird's-egg green, eggshell blue

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“Robin's-egg blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/robin%27s-egg%20blue. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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