The definition of azure is a light, purplish blue color.(noun)
An example of azure is the sky on a clear day.
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Origin: ME asur < OFr azur (with omission of initial l-, as if l'azur) < Ar lāzaward < Pers lāzhuward, lapis lazuli
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Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French azur
Origin: , from Medieval Latin azura
Origin: , from Arabic al-lāzaward, the azure
Origin: : al-, the
Origin: + lāzaward, azure (from Persian lājward, lapis lazuli).
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