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saxe

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Pronunciation: /saks
 
/
(also saxe blue)

Definition of saxe in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A light blue colour with a greyish tinge.
Example sentences
  • She wore a navy serge skirt, white silk blouse, saxe blue cardigan, and a yard of broad saxe blue ribbon at either end of her waist-long plait.

Origin

mid 19th century: from French, literally 'Saxony', the source of a dye of this colour.

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