Caesious
Caesious C[ae]"si*ous, a. [L. caesius bluish gray.] (Nat. Hist.) Of the color of lavender; pale blue with a slight mixture of gray. --Lindley. [1913 Webster]

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  • caesious — adj. Bot. bluish or lavender. Etymology: L caesius * * * ˈsēzēəs, ˈkī adjective Etymology: Latin caesius; probably akin to Latin caelum sky more at celestial : having a blue color very low in chroma * * * caesious /sēˈzi əs/ adjective Bluish or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • caesious — adjective Having a blue color very low in chroma. See Also: caesium …   Wiktionary

  • caesious — bluish or greyish green Colour Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • caesious — cae·si·ous …   English syllables

  • caesious — A pale blue grey color …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • caesious —   a. pale blue green …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • caesium — noun /ˈsiːziəm/ A metallic chemical element (symbol Cs) with an atomic number of 55. See Also: caesious …   Wiktionary

  • Colour Terms — This list contains 168 definitions of obscure colour terms using combinations of normal colours of the rainbow and descriptive adjectives; e.g. cardinal = deep scarlet red; russet = reddish brown. Note that most English speakers outside the U.S.… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • caesium — n. (US cesium) a soft silver white element of the alkali metal group, occurring naturally in a number of minerals, and used in photoelectric cells. Usage: Symb.: Cs. Phrases and idioms: caesium clock an atomic clock that uses caesium. Etymology:… …   Useful english dictionary

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