Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a blue color very low in chroma.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of the color of lavender; pale blue with a slight mixture of gray.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lavender-colored; pale-blue, with a slight mixture of gray.

Etymologies

Latin caesius ("bluish-grey"); probably akin to Latin caelum ("sky"); see celestial. (Wiktionary)

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    "Of the color of lavender; pale blue with a slight mixture of gray."

    January 8, 2008

  • This sounds like the color of a shark's underbelly.

    May 7, 2007