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CERULEAN

 Dictionary entry overview: What does cerulean mean? 

CERULEAN (noun)
  The noun CERULEAN has 1 sense:

1. a light shade of blue

  Familiarity information: CERULEAN used as a noun is very rare.


CERULEAN (adjective)
  The adjective CERULEAN has 1 sense:

1. of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky

  Familiarity information: CERULEAN used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CERULEAN (noun)


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Meaning:

A light shade of blue

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

azure; cerulean; lazuline; sky-blue; sapphire

Hypernyms ("cerulean" is a kind of...):

blue; blueness (blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime)


CERULEAN (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky

Synonyms:

azure; bright blue; cerulean; sky-blue

Context example:

October's bright blue weather

Similar:

chromatic (being or having or characterized by hue)


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