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Main Entry: in·di·go
Pronunciation: primarystressin-di-secondarystressgomacr
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -gos or -goes
Etymology: from an Italian dialect word indigo "a blue dye from indigo plants," from Latin indicum (same meaning), derived from Greek indikos (adjective) "of or relating to India"; so called because the plant dye was first widely produced in India
1 : a blue dye made artificially and formerly obtained from plants and especially indigo plants
2 : a deep reddish blue

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