Zaffre Definition

noun

A blue pigment obtained by roasting cobalt ore.

Wiktionary
A cobalt blue colour, like that of the pigment.
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Other Word Forms of Zaffre

Noun

Singular:
zaffre
Plural:
zaffres

Origin of Zaffre

  • From Italian zaffera, from Latin sapphirus (“sapphire”). Compare etymology of sapphire.

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