Origin of cyanfrom Classical Greek kyanos: see cyano-
Origin of cyanGreek kuanos dark blue
(usually uncountable, plural cyans)
(comparative more cyan, superlative most cyan)
- Of the colour cyan.
Ancient Greek κύανος (kyanos, “dark blue, dark blue enamel, lapis lazuli”), probably a non Indo-European word, but perhaps akin to, or from, Hittite *kuwanna(n)- "copper blue."
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