A greenish-blue colour which is one of the primary subtractive colours, complementary to red.
- That of a primary colour will be a mixture of the two other primaries: the additive complement of red is cyan, the subtractive complement is green.
- Yellow, magenta, and cyan are not the primary pigment colors, as one book had it.
- The report said something about cyan, blue in colour, remember?
Late 19th century: from Greek kuaneos 'dark blue'.
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