|azure (ˈæʒə, -ʒʊə, ˈeɪ-)|
|1.||a deep blue, occasionally somewhat purple, similar to the colour of a clear blue sky|
|2.||poetic a clear blue sky|
|3.||of the colour azure; serene|
|4.||(usually postpositive) heraldry of the colour blue|
|[C14: from Old French azur, from Old Spanish, from Arabic lāzaward lapis lazuli, from Persian lāzhuward]|
azure az·ure (āzh'ər)
Any of various dyes used in biological stains, especially for blood and nuclear staining.