To save this word, you'll need to log in. Log In variants: or japanese green Definition of japanese blue : a grayish green that is bluer and deeper than slate green and yellower and duller than average blue spruce see blue spruce sense 2a Love words? Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with: More than , words that aren't in our free dictionary Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes Advanced search features Ad free! Join Our Free Trial Now! Learn More about japanese blue Share japanese blue Post the Definition of japanese blue to Facebook Share the Definition of japanese blue on Twitter Dictionary Entries near japanese blue Japanese bitterling Japanese bittersweet Japanese black pine japanese blue Japanese bobtail Japanese cane Japanese cedar. Accessed 1 December
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Ai indigo is a dye that is collected from the leaves of the Japanese indigo plant. Its deep, bright blue color has attracted people from the ancient times. Indigo dyeing has developed in various parts of the world; it is said that it was introduced from India to Japan through the Silk Road route. Although the timing is not clear, there are records of indigo plant cultivation from the 6th to 7th century. It was used only for aristrocrats or samurai at first. However, by about the 17th century, it had spread to the common people, and various household items were being dyed with indigo, including kimonos, hand towels, and bedding.
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Ancient Japanese did not have this distinction: the word midori only came into use in the Heian period , and at that time and for a long time thereafter midori was still considered a shade of ao. Educational materials distinguishing green and blue only came into use after World War II, during the Occupation : thus, even though most Japanese consider them to be green, the word ao is still used to describe certain vegetables , apples and vegetation. Ao is also the name for the color of a traffic light, "green" in English.