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AZURE (derived, through the Romance l...

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 86 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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AZURE (derived, through the Romance languages, from the Arabic al-lazward, for the precious stone lapis lazuli, the initial 1 having dropped), the lapis lazuli; and so its colour, blue.
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