Definition of peacock blue in English:

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peacock blue

Pronunciation: /ˈˌpēˌkäk ˈblo͞o/

noun

A greenish-blue color like that of a peacock’s neck.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: pea·cock blue

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