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bleu-de-roi

[French blœduh-rwa] /French blœdəˈrwa/
noun
1.
the bright enamel blue color characteristic of Sèvres ware.
Also called bleu royal
[French blœ rwa-yal; English bloo roi-uh l, roi-al] /French blœ rwaˈyal; English ˈblu ˈrɔɪ əl, rɔɪˈæl/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < French: literally, king's blue
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