turquoise blue
noun Date: 1799 a light greenish blue that is paler and slightly bluer than average turquoise

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  • turquoise-blue — turˈquoise blueˈ noun and adjective Turquoise • • • Main Entry: ↑turquoise …   Useful english dictionary

  • turquoise blue — noun : a variable color averaging a light greenish blue that is paler and slightly bluer than average turquoise (sense 2a), deeper and very slightly greener than average aqua, and greener and deeper than average robin s egg blue (sense 1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • dusty turquoise blue — noun : a variable color averaging a light greenish blue that is bluer and duller than average turquoise blue or average aqua and bluer, less strong, and very slightly lighter than average turquoise (sense 2a) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bright turquoise blue — noun : a variable color averaging a strong greenish blue that is greener and very slightly paler than grotto, greener and paler than cobalt blue, and greener, lighter, and stronger than average cerulean blue (sense 1a) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • turquoise — /terr koyz, kwoyz/, n. 1. Also, turquois. an opaque mineral, a basic hydrous copper aluminum phosphate often containing a small amount of iron, sky blue or greenish blue in color, cut cabochon as a gem. Cf. bone turquoise. 2. Also called… …   Universalium

  • turquoise — [[t]tɜ͟ː(r)kwɔɪz[/t]] turquoises 1) COLOUR Turquoise or turquoise blue is used to describe things that are of a light greenish blue colour. ...a clear turquoise sea. 2) N VAR: oft N n Turquoise is a bright blue stone that is often used in… …   English dictionary

  • turquoise — 1. noun /ˈtɜː(ɹ).k(w)ɔɪz,ˈtɜː(ɹ).k(w)ɔɪs,ˈtɚ.kɔɪz/ a) A sky blue, greenish blue, or greenish gray semi precious gemstone. b) A pale greenish blue colour, like that of the gemstone. Syn: blue green, green blue, greenish blue, turquoise blue 2.… …   Wiktionary

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