American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A moderate to dark or strong greenish blue.
- n. A brilliant, dark blue-green colour.
- adj. Of a brilliant blue-green colour.
“In a moment the demoness brought a shimmering peacock blue silk panty oversewn with a golden net.”
“It was of pumpkin-colored velvet with trailing devoré sleeves and a wide belt of peacock blue satin.”
“Jade green alternated with turquoise, peacock blue with emerald, while now the canoe skimmed over reddish purple pools, and again over pools of dazzling, shimmering white where pounded coral sand lay beneath and upon which oozed monstrous sea-slugs.”
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