Word of the Day : January 6, 2022
What It Means
Cerulean means “resembling the blue of the sky.”
// The painting depicts autumnal trees bordering a cerulean lake.
“To our left, as we made our way along the trail, was an expansive valley enclosed by the cerulean heights of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a 550-mile expanse of the Appalachian Mountains.” — Stephanie Hill, The Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, West Virginia), 3 Dec. 2021
Did You Know?
Cerulean comes from Latin caeruleus, which means “dark blue” and is most likely from caelum, “sky.”