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clair de lune

[klair dl-oon, duh loon] /ˌklɛər dlˈun, də ˈlun/
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 of clair de lune
1875-1880
1875-80; < French: literally, moonlight

Clair de Lune

[klair dl oon, duh loon; French kler duh lyn] /ˌklɛər dl ˈun, də ˈlun; French klɛr də ˈlün/
noun
1.
a work for the piano by Claude Debussy, third movement of the Suite bergamasque.
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Word Origin and History for clair-de-lune
n.

1877, French, literally "moonlight," also used as "color of moonlight." See clear (adj.) + Luna.

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