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Meaning of CERULEAN

Pronunciation:  su'rooleeun

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  1. [n]  a light shade of blue
  2. [adj]  of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky; "October's bright blue weather"

CERULEAN is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: azure, azure, bright blue, chromatic, lazuline, sapphire, sky-blue, sky-blue
 See Also: blue, blueness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ce*ru"le*an\, a. [L. caeruleus.]
Sky-colored; blue; azure. --Cowper.

      Blue, blue, as if that sky let fall

      A flower from its cerulean wall.         --Bryant.

Thesaurus Terms
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