Translation of indigo in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈɪndɪgəʊ/


uncountable/no numerable
  • índigo (m), añil (m); (before noun/delante del nombre) [ink/sea] color añil (adj inv), azul añil (adj inv) indigo blue (azul (m)) índigo (m) or añil (m)
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    • It includes the full spectrum of colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.
    • A more accurate map shows a wash of differing hues of indigo and violet, with some smatterings of infrared and ultraviolet at the extremes.
    • Later color theorists generally replaced indigo and violet with just a single hue: purple or violet.

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