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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Azure  \Az"ure\,  v.  t. 
  To  color  blue. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Azure  \Az"ure\  (?;  277),  a.  [F.  &  OSp.  azur,  Sp  azul  through 
  Ar  from  Per.  l[=a]jaward,  or  l[=a]juward,  lapis  lazuli,  a 
  blue  color,  l[=a]jaward[=i],  l[=a]juward[=i],  azure, 
  cerulean,  the  initial  l  having  been  dropped,  perhaps  by  the 
  influence  of  the  Ar  azr-aq  azure,  blue.  Cf  G.  lasur 
  lasurstein  azure  color,  azure  stone,  and  NL  lapis  lazuli.] 
  Sky-blue;  resembling  the  clear  blue  color  of  the  unclouded 
  sky;  cerulean;  also  cloudless. 
 
  {Azure  stone}  (Min.),  the  lapis  lazuli;  also  the  lazulite. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Azure  \Az"ure\,  n. 
  1.  The  lapis  lazuli.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  The  clear  blue  color  of  the  sky;  also  a  pigment  or  dye  of 
  this  color.  ``In  robes  of  azure.''  --Wordsworth. 
 
  3.  The  blue  vault  above;  the  unclouded  sky. 
 
  Not  like  those  steps  On  heaven's  azure.  --Milton. 
 
  4.  (Her.)  A  blue  color,  represented  in  engraving  by 
  horizontal  parallel  lines. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  azure 
  adj  :  of  a  deep  somewhat  purplish  blue  color  similar  to  that  of  a 
  clear  October  sky;  "October's  bright  blue  weather" 
  [syn:  {cerulean},  {sky-blue},  {bright  blue}] 
  n  :  a  light  shade  of  blue  [syn:  {cerulean},  {sapphire},  {lazuline}, 
  {sky-blue}] 
  v  :  color  azure;  "Morning  azured  the  village" 




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