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Topic: COLOURS

Date: 1400-1500
Language: Old French
Origin: turqueise, from turqueis 'Turkish'

turquoise

noun
     
tur‧quoise
1 [uncountable and countable]HEG a valuable greenish-blue stone or a jewel that is made from this:
turquoise earrings
2 [uncountable]CC a greenish-blue colour:
The room was painted in turquoise.
turquoise adjective:
a clear turquoise sea
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