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peacock blue

[′pē‚käk ′blü]
(organic chemistry)
HSO3C6H4COH[C6H4N-(C2H5)CH2C6H4SO3Na]2 Blue pigment used in inks for multicolor printing.
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Julien has valued his peacock-blue Shell Dress at around pounds 3,000, which is a mere snip compared to the prices some of his frocks can fetch.
Brigid Berlin, a one-time Andy Warhol disciple and selroclaimed "Queen of Pugs," paid pounds 3,800 for a 19th century peacock-blue porcelain pug figure.
Blue jeweled poinsettia blossoms echo the Italian peacock-blue silk covering the walls and the Belter parlor furniture.
Bush since 1994, created the peacock-blue tunic and slim skirt the first lady wore to the president's swearing-in as well as her ruby-red ball gown, a Chantilly lace dress that won rave reviews from critics for following "Mrs.