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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κύανος (kúanos), possibly a loanword, but more likely from Proto-Indo-European *ḱʷei- (to shine, white, light) and cognate with Hittite kuwannan- (precious stone, copper, blue).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsaɪˌæn/, /ˈsaɪ.ən/

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cyan (countable and uncountable, plural cyans)

  1. A colour between blue and green in the visible spectrum; the complementary colour of red; the colour obtained by subtracting red from white light.
    cyan colour:  

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cyan (comparative more cyan, superlative most cyan)

  1. Of the colour cyan.

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Colors in English · colors, colours (layout · text)
     white      gray, grey      black      brown
             pink              red ; crimson              orange              yellow ; cream
             lime              green                           cyan ; teal
             azure, sky blue              blue              violet ; indigo              magenta ; purple

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CzechEdit

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cyan m

  1. (printing) cyan


Colors in Czech · barvy (layout · text)
     bílá      šedá      černá      hnědá
             růžová              červená ; karmínová              oranžová              žlutá ; béžová
             limetkově zelená              zelená              mátově zelená ; tmavě zelená              azurová ; zelenomodrá
             modrá              modrá              fialová ; indigo              purpurová ; fialová

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κύανος (kúanos).

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NounEdit

cyan m (plural cyans)

  1. cyan (color)

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Colors in French · couleurs (layout · text)
     blanc      gris      noir      brun
             rose              rouge ; cramoisi              orange              jaune ; crème
             vert citron              vert                           cyan ; bleu canard
             azur              bleu              violet ; indigo              magenta ; pourpre

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AdjectiveEdit

cyan

  1. cyan (colour)

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cyan

  1. cyan (colour)
  2. (colloquial) Almost any chemical compound containing a cyanide group; especially if this compound is in gaseous state.

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