Definition of peacock blue in English:

peacock blue

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noun

[mass noun]
  • A greenish-blue colour like that of a peacock’s neck.
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    • Blueberry would have a more of reddish/purple undertone and peacock blue has a yellowy/green undertone.
    • With colours like hazel grey, peacock blue, glacier white, tangerine mist, thunder black and ecstasy purple and a brand name like Fiat it ought to get noticed.
    • As a permanent fixture, a classic bench in a sophisticated colour, such as putty, peacock blue or cinnamon, would look superb in a sober setting such as a yew, hornbeam or beech enclosure.

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