clair de lune


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clair de lune

 (klâr′ də lo͞on′)
n.
1. A pale, grayish-blue glaze applied to various kinds of Chinese porcelain.
2. The color of such a glaze.

[French : clair, light + de, of + lune, moon.]
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clair de lune

Pale gray-blue glaze applied to certain Chinese porcelain.
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