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Nile blue

noun
1.
pale greenish blue.
Origin of Nile blue
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • The dark girl had a nile-blue gown of some light material, and in style somewhat resembling the Greek.

British Dictionary definitions for nile-blue

Nile blue

noun
1.
  1. a pale greenish-blue colour
  2. (as adjective): a Nile-blue carpet
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