Definition of Cerulean

1. Noun. A light shade of blue.

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



2. Adjective. Of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky. "October's bright blue weather"
Exact synonyms: Azure, Bright Blue, Sky-blue
Similar to: Chromatic
Derivative terms: Azure

Definition of Cerulean

1. a. Sky-colored; blue; azure.

Definition of Cerulean

1. Noun. A deep blue colour, like the sky on a fine day. ¹

2. Adjective. Of a deep blue colour, like the sky on a fine day. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cerulean

1. a blue color [n -S]

Medical Definition of Cerulean

1. Synonym: blue. Origin: L. Caeruleus, blue, fr. Caelum, sky (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cerulean

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cerulean (current term)
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ceruloplasmins
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Literary usage of Cerulean

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1901)
"Tin- spi-i imen, a \ell mounted .nul in line condition in every w.iy. lili cerulean WARBLER ... cerulean ..."

2. The Birds of Ohio: A Complete Scientific and Popular Description of the 320 by William Leon Dawson, Lynds Jones (1903)
"Adult male: Above and on sides of head, neck, and breast bright grayish blue (china-blue, scarcely "cerulean"), clearest on nape and rump; streaked with ..."

3. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"Which thou beholdest chafing at yon shores " And parting fruitful fields: cerulean stream "Of Tiber, favored greatly of high Heaven. ..."

4. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"So furious in beginning, shall these, then, Lose heat; and that ere the cerulean hew, Wherewith those stained have their pale bodies, fade. ..."

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