cyan

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cy·an

 (sī′ăn′, -ən)
n.
A greenish blue, one of the subtractive primary colors.

[Greek kuanos, dark blue.]

cyan

(ˈsaɪæn; ˈsaɪən)
n
(Colours) a highly saturated green-blue that is the complementary colour of red and forms, with magenta and yellow, a set of primary colours
adj
(Colours) of this colour: a cyan filter.
[C19: from Greek kuanos dark blue]

cy′an blue′


n.
a greenish blue color.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cyan - a primary subtractive color for lightcyan - a primary subtractive color for light; has a blue-green color
blue green, bluish green, teal - a blue-green color or pigment; "they painted it a light shade of bluish green"
Adj.1.cyan - of a bluish shade of green
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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