Indigo is defined as a deep bluish purple color or dye.(noun)
An example of indigo is a dark bluish purple iris flower.
The definition of indigo is something bluish purple in color.(adjective)
An example of indigo is a deep purple dress with a hint of blue.
See indigo in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Sp < L indicum < Gr indikon (pharmakon), lit., Indian (dye) < Indikos, Indian < India, India
See indigo in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. in·di·gos or in·di·goes
Origin: Spanish índigo
Origin: and Dutch indigo (from Portuguese endego)
Origin: , both from Latin indicum
Origin: , from Greek Indikon (pharmakon), Indian (dye)
Origin: , neuter of Indikos, of India
Origin: , from India, India
Origin: , from Indos, the Indus River
Origin: , from Old Persian Hinduš, Sind; see Hindi.
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