英 [,ʌltrəmə'riːn; 'ʌlt-]
- n. 深蓝色；天青石做成的蓝色颜料
- adj. 群青色的；海外的
- ultramarine:  Ultramarine originally denoted a blue pigment made from the stone lapis lazuli. This was imported in the Middle Ages from Asia by sea, and so it was termed in medieval Latin ultrāmarīnus, literally ‘beyond the seas’. This was a compound adjective formed from the prefix ultrā- ‘beyond’ and marīnus ‘of the sea’ (source of English marine).
=> marine, mere, mermaid
- ultramarine (n.)
- 1590s, "blue pigment made from lapis lazuli," from Medieval Latin ultramarinus, literally "beyond the sea," from ultra- "beyond" + marinus "of the sea" (see marine (adj.)). Said to be so called because the mineral was imported from Asia.
- 1. The horizon beyond is of the deepest ultramarine.
- 2. Maggie's head was spinning in a daze of ultramarine blue far removed from Catholicism or Polynesia.
- 3. Ultramarine spheres flashed over Linda's weapon console.
- 4. Quanzhou ancient times in the ultramarine trade history held the special important status in our country.
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