indigo blue

/ɪndɪgoʊ ˈblu/ (say indigoh 'blooh)

noun
1. the colour indigo.
2. the essential colouring principle (a chemical compound, C16H10N2O2), which is contained, together with other substances, in the dye indigo, and which is now prepared artificially.
Also, indigotin.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • indigo blue — in′digo blue′ n. 1) indigo 4) 2) chem. Also called indigo 2) indigotin a dark blue, water insoluble, crystalline powder, C 16 H 10 N 2 O 2 , the coloring principle of the dye indigo. • Etymology: 1705–15 in′di•go blue′, adj …   From formal English to slang

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