Origin of ceruleanClassical Latin caeruleus; probably from caelulum, diminutive of caelum, heaven: for Indo-European base see cesium
Palm leaves against a cerulean sky.
Cerulean is the rich sky blue of a clear day.
Origin of ceruleanFrom Latin caeruleus dark blue akin to caelum sky
- sky blue.
(comparative more cerulean, superlative most cerulean)
- The color's not bad either in a brilliant cerulean blue.
- Before entering, he looked up at the cerulean fall sky once more to feel the sun.
- The more characteristic and useful birds include many species of the sparrow, such as the song, swamp, Lincoln's chipping and field sparrow; the bank, barn, cliff, white-bellied and rough-winged swallow, as well as the purple martin and the chimney swift; ten or more species of fly-catchers, including the least, arcadian, phoebe, wood pewee, olive-sided and king bird; about ten species of woodpeckers, of which the more common are the downy, hairy, yellowbellied and golden-winged (flicker); about thirty species of warblers, including the parula, cerulean, Blackburnian, prothonotary, yellow Nashville, red-start, worm-eating and chestnut-sided; and four or five species of vireos.