yale blue

noun, often capitalized Y

Definition of yale blue

  1. :  a deep blue that is lighter and stronger than royal (see royal 8b), redder and paler than imperial blue, and redder and very slightly paler than Napoleon blue

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Origin and Etymology of yale blue

from Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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