asure

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French azur, in turn borrowed from Arabic لَازَوَرْد (lāzaward), borrowed from Persian لاجورد (lâjvard).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaziu̯r/, /ˈaːziu̯r/

Noun[edit]

asure

  1. lapis lazuli
  2. ultramarine, azure pigment
  3. azure, blue
  4. (heraldry) azure, blue (tincture)

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asure

  1. azure, blue

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Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak      broun, tawne
             claret              red ; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre              yelow, dorry ; canevas
             grasgrene              grene                           plunket ; ewage
             asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers              violet ; inde              rose, murrey ; purpel