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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from the French céladon from the character named Céladon, who wore pale green ribbons, in the novel "Astree" by Honoré d'Urfé, from Latin Celadon, a warrior's name in Ovid's "Metamorphoses".

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celadon (usually uncountable, plural celadons)

 
Stoneware pottery with a celadon glaze, from the Ming Dynasty. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
  1. A pale green colour, possibly tinted with gray.
    celadon colour:  
  2. A pale green Chinese glaze.
  3. A ceramic ware with a pale green glaze.

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AdjectiveEdit

celadon (comparative more celadon, superlative most celadon)

  1. Of a pale green colour tinted with gray.
    • 1941, Vladimir Nabokov, The Real Life of Sebastian Knight, Penguin 1971 edition, page 40:
      [H]e stroked a soft blue cat with celadon eyes which had appeared from nowhere and now made itself comfortable in his lap […].

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NounEdit

celadon n (uncountable)

  1. celadon (color, ceramic glaze, and ceramic ware)

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celadon m (plural celadon)

  1. celadon (color, ceramic glaze, and ceramic ware)

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celadon m (definite singular celadonen, indefinite plural celadoner, definite plural celadonene)

  1. celadon (ceramic ware)

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celadon m inan

  1. celadon (ceramic glaze, ceramic ware)

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  • celadon in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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NounEdit

celadon n

  1. celadon (color, ceramic glaze, and ceramic ware)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of celadon 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative celadon celadonen celadoner celadonerna
Genitive celadons celadonens celadoners celadonernas

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celadon

  1. celadon (color)

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Inflection of celadon
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular celadon mer celadon mest celadon
Neuter singular celadon mer celadon mest celadon
Plural celadon mer celadon mest celadon
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 celadon mer celadon mest celadon
All celadon mer celadon mest celadon
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.