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noun 
  1. (tincture) A blue colour on a coat of arms, represented in engraving by horizontal parallel lines.
    • 1997, Brault, Early Blazon:
    • : In Bb Glover's Roll, the conventional letter B is used to indicate in most items.
      1. The clear blue colour of the sky; also, a pigment or dye of this colour.
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      1. (italbrac, poetical) The unclouded sky; the blue vault above.
      2. The lapis lazuli.
verb (azur, ing)
  1. (transitive) To colour blue.
adjective 
  1. (colour) Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue colour of the unclouded sky; cerulean; also, cloudless.
  2. (tincture) In blazon, of the colour blue.
Etymology: From Arabic (term, , lazward, lapis lazuli), via (term, azur). Compare with Italian (term, azzurro) and Spanish (term, azul).


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