saxe blue

noun, often capitalized S
\ ˈsaks- \
variants: or less commonly saxe
plural -s

Definition of saxe blue

: a grayish blue that is redder and paler than electric, greener and slightly lighter than copenhagen, redder, lighter, and stronger than Gobelin, and greener, lighter, and stronger than old china

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History and Etymology for saxe blue

French Saxe Saxony

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“Saxe blue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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