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From Italian zaffera, from Latin sapphirus (sapphire). Compare etymology of sapphire.

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zaffre (countable and uncountable, plural zaffres)

  1. A blue pigment obtained by roasting cobalt ore.
  2. A cobalt blue colour, like that of the pigment.
    zaffre colour:  

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