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ultramarine
A. applied to a blue pigment obtained orig. from lapis lazuli XVI;

B. situated beyond the sea XVII. In A. — medL. ultramarīnus (see ULTRA-, MARINE); in B. — It. †oltramarino (mod. oltre-) in azzurro oltramorino ‘azure from overseas’, the substance being of foreign origin; later assim. to medL.

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ultramarine, blue pigment used chiefly as a coloring material and as a bluing agent. A double silicate of sodium and aluminum with some sulfur, it is prepared commercially from kaolin, sulfur, soda ash, and other inexpensive ingredients. It was formerly produced by grinding the rare mineral lapis lazuli and was very costly.

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ultramarine

ul·tra·ma·rine / ˌəltrəməˈrēn/ • n. a brilliant deep blue pigment originally obtained from lapis lazuli. ∎  an imitation of such a pigment, made from powdered fired clay, sodium carbonate, sulfur, and resin. ∎  a brilliant deep blue color.

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ultramarine

ultramarine a brilliant deep blue pigment originally obtained from lapis lazuli. The word comes (in the late 16th century) from medieval Latin ultramarinus ‘beyond the sea’; the name of the pigment is from obsolete Italian (azzurro) oltramarino, literally ‘(azure) from overseas’.

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