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 for Berlin blue
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prussian \Prus"sian\, a. [From Prussia, the country: cf. F.
     Of or pertaining to Prussia. -- n. A native or inhabitant of
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     Prussian blue (Chem.), any one of several complex double
        cyanides of ferrous and ferric iron; specifically, a dark
        blue amorphous substance having a coppery luster, obtained
        by adding a solution of potassium ferrocyanide (yellow
        prussiate of potash) to a ferric salt. It is used in
        dyeing, in ink, etc. Called also Williamson's blue,
        insoluble Prussian blue, Berlin blue, etc.
     Prussian carp (Zool.) See Gibel.
     Prussian green. (Chem.) Same as Berlin green, under
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Berlin \Ber"lin\, n. [The capital of Germany]
     1. A four-wheeled carriage, having a sheltered seat behind
        the body and separate from it, invented in the 17th
        century, at Berlin.
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     2. Fine worsted for fancy-work; zephyr worsted; -- called
        also Berlin wool.
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     Berlin black, a black varnish, drying with almost a dead
        surface; -- used for coating the better kinds of ironware.
     Berlin blue, Prussian blue. --Ure.
     Berlin green, a complex cyanide of iron, used as a green
        dye, and similar to Prussian blue.
     Berlin iron, a very fusible variety of cast iron, from
        which figures and other delicate articles are
        manufactured. These are often stained or lacquered in
        imitation of bronze.
     Berlin shop, a shop for the sale of worsted embroidery and
        the materials for such work.
     Berlin work, worsted embroidery.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blue \Blue\ (bl[=u]), n.
     1. One of the seven colors into which the rays of light
        divide themselves, when refracted through a glass prism;
        the color of the clear sky, or a color resembling that,
        whether lighter or darker; a pigment having such color.
        Sometimes, poetically, the sky; as, to fly off into the
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     2. A pedantic woman; a bluestocking. [Colloq.]
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     3. pl. [Short for blue devils.] Low spirits; a fit of
        despondency; melancholy. [Colloq.]
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     Berlin blue, Prussian blue.
     Mineral blue. See under Mineral.
     Prussian blue. See under Prussian.
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