HyperDic: indigo

English > 4 senses of the word indigo:
NOUNsubstanceindigo, anil, indigotina blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
plantindigo, indigo plant, Indigofera tinctoriadeciduous subshrub of southeastern Asia having pinnate leaves and clusters of red or purple flowers
attributeindigoa blue-violet color
ADJECTIVEallindigohaving a color between blue and violet
indigo > pronunciation
Soundsih'ndahgow.; ih'ndihgow.
Rhymesago ... Winnebago: 48 rhymes with gow...
English > indigo: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a color between blue and violet.
Example"indigo flowers"
Broadercolored, coloured, colorfulHaving color or a certain color
Spanishíndigo
English > indigo: 4 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
Synonymsanil, indigotin
Broaderdye, dyestuffA usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
Spanishañil, índigo
Catalananyil, indi
English > indigo: 4 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningdeciduous subshrub of southeastern Asia having pinnate leaves and clusters of red or purple flowers; a source of indigo dye.
Synonymsindigo plant, Indigofera tinctoria
Member ofIndigofera, genus Indigoferagenus of tropical herbs and shrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and spurred flowers in long racemes or spikes
Narroweranil, Indigofera suffruticosa, Indigofera anilshrub of West Indies and South America that is a source of indigo dye
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Spanishañil, índigo
Catalanindigofera tinctoria
English > indigo: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA blue-violet color.
Broaderviolet, reddish blueA variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum
Spanishañil
Catalananyil, indi

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