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az·ure

 (ăzh′ər)
n.
1.
a. A bright blue, as of a clear sky.
b. Heraldry The color blue.
2. The blue sky.

[Middle English, from Old French azur, from Medieval Latin azura, from Arabic al-lāzaward, the azure : al-, the + lāzaward, azure (from Persian lāzhuward, lapis lazuli).]

azure

(ˈæʒə; -ʒʊə; ˈeɪ-)
n
1. (Colours) a deep blue, occasionally somewhat purple, similar to the colour of a clear blue sky
2. poetic a clear blue sky
adj
3. (Colours) of the colour azure; serene
4. (Heraldry) (usually postpositive) heraldry of the colour blue
[C14: from Old French azur, from Old Spanish, from Arabic lāzaward lapis lazuli, from Persian lāzhuward]

az•ure

(ˈæʒ ər)

n.
1. the blue of a clear or unclouded sky; a light, purplish shade of blue.
2. the heraldic color blue.
3. the clear, cloudless sky.
adj.
4. of or having the color azure.
[1275–1325; Middle English asure < Anglo-French, Old French, ultimately alter. of Arabic al lazuwar(d) (by misdividing the initial l together with the article) < Persian lāzhuward lapis lazuli]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.azure - a light shade of blue
blue, blueness - blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; "he had eyes of bright blue"
Verb1.azure - color azure; "Morning azured the village"
color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, colour - add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
Adj.1.azure - of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October skyazure - of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky; "October's bright blue weather"
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
Translations
lapis lazulisininen
azurnaoplavitiplavaplavetnilovedra
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azuurblauwhemelsblauwlapis lazuli
azur
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azure

nAzur (→ blau nt) m
adj skyazurblau; eyes alsotiefblau; azure blueazurblau

az·ure

n. azul celeste.