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A colour standardised in 1934 from samples of the shell of the nut.
This colour name used by Ridgway and Standardised in 1934, has been in general use since 1902. A pale tint of azure favoured by Alice Roosevelt Longworth, the daughter of Theodore Roosevelt, which sparked a fashion sensation in the United States at the time. Also known as Sistine in the USA colour system.
The very first colour in our Dictionary of Colour is of course Absinthe, as the colour definitions are written alphabetically.