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Adjective: indigo  'in-du,gow
  1. Having a colour between blue and violet
    "indigo flowers"
Noun: indigo (indigos)  'in-du,gow
  1. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
    - anil, indigotin
  2. Deciduous subshrub of southeastern Asia having pinnate leaves and clusters of red or purple flowers; a source of indigo dye
    - indigo plant, Indigofera tinctoria
  3. A blue-violet colour

Derived forms: indigos

See also: colored [US], colorful [US], coloured [Brit, Cdn], colourful [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: bush, dye, dyestuff, reddish blue, shrub, violet

Part of: genus Indigofera, Indigofera

Encyclopedia: Indigo