Definition of Lazuline

1. Noun. A light shade of blue.

Exact synonyms: Azure, Cerulean, Sapphire, Sky-blue
Generic synonyms: Blue, Blueness
Derivative terms: Azure, Azure, Cerulean, Sapphire



Definition of Lazuline

1. Adjective. Pale blue ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lazuline

lazied
lazier
lazies
laziest
lazily
lazin'
laziness
lazinesses
lazing
lazo
lazoed
lazoes
lazoing
lazos
lazuli
lazuline (current term)
lazulis
lazulite
lazulites
lazurite
lazurites
lazy
lazy 8
lazy 8s
lazy Susan
lazy daisy
lazy daisy stitch
lazy eight
lazy eights
lazy evaluation

Literary usage of Lazuline

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1. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"... outer edges of the secondaries, and the greater wing-coverts bronzy green; shoulders, rump, and upper tail-coverts fine lazuline blue; throat white; ..."

2. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1891)
"Much duller than the male ; face and upper wing-coverts pale lazuline blue ; no yellowish tinge on the lores as in the female of N. pulchella ; no scarlet ..."

3. A Manual of Elementary Instruction: For the Use of Public and Private by Edward Austin Sheldon, Margaret E. M. Jones, Hermann Krüsi (1862)
"The name of the shade next to azure is lazuline, from lazuli, the mineral producing that color. The name of the darkest blue is indigene, from indigo. ..."

4. Painting in Oil: A Manual for Use of Students by Mary Louise McLaughlin (1888)
"Viridian is also called Paul Veronese green and Permanent green. Ultramarine—Outremer, lazuline, lazuline blue, Lazu- lite, ..."

5. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"lazuline blue ; wings and tail greenish ; smaller wing- coverts silky yellow; back blackish azure; body seven, tail three inches long. Brazil. ..."

6. Poems by Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (1890)
"... Red wrath, compassion golden, lazuline delight.' Thus, in reproof of my despondency, My Mentor ; and thus I : O, season strange for song ! ..."

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