clair de lune

clair de lune

[klair dl-oon, duh loon]
noun
1.
a pale-green color.
2.
a very pale blue color, tinged with lavender, used as a glaze on Chinese porcelain.
3.
porcelain glazed with this color.

Origin:
1875–80; < French: literally, moonlight

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Clair de Lune

[klair dl oon, duh loon; French kler duh lyn]
noun
a work for the piano by Claude Debussy, third movement of the Suite bergamasque.
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