English version

slate blue/grey

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslate blue/greyslate blue/greyCCa dark blue or grey colour slate
Examples from the Corpus
slate blue/greyBy flaking off successive layers, the tree displays a bark of beige, cinnamon, lime green and slate blue.Matching long-line briefs, £19, s, m, l, Also in classic navy and slate grey.Immature has tail brown but throat white, with most of bill slate blue.The sky past his profiled head had gone slate blue above a jagged paleness of snow.They were hard pin-points of slate blue beneath bushy eyebrows.Most remarkably it continued to function under California's midday sun, when it's slate grey shell was too hot hold!The falls of the flowers are a delicate yellowish green veined with slate blue.
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