slate blue

noun
a moderate to dark grayish blue.

Origin:
1790–1800

slate-blue, adjective
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It follows the shore of the slate blue ocean in crisply clear salt air, hazy
  with white sunlight.
The feet and legs are decorated with a slate blue pubescence.
Adult birds are slate blue on the back and have white- to buff-colored throats.
Blue suckers vary in color from slate blue in spring to a pale olive-blue in
  the summer and fall, with slate blue fins.
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