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Definition of the noun indigo

What does indigo mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: indigos / indigoes (less preferred form)

  1. a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonyms of indigo: anil / indigotin
    • more generic words: dye / dyestuff = a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
  2. deciduous subshrub of southeastern Asia having pinnate leaves and clusters of red or purple flowers; a source of indigo dye
  3. a blue-violet color
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic terms: reddish blue / violet = a variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum

Alternative definition of the noun indigo


  1. A purplish-blue colour
  2. A blue dye obtained from certain plants (the indigo plant or woad), or a similar synthetic dye.

Definition of the adjective indigo

What does indigo mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. having a color between blue and violet


  1. IndiGo is an Indian budget airline company headquartered at Gurgaon, India. It is the fastest growing and also the largest airline in India with a market share of 32.6% as of May 2014. The airline offers 534 daily flights connecting to 37 destinations including 5 international destinations with its primary hub at Delhi's IGI Airport. It presently operates a fleet of 84 aircraft belonging to Airbus A320 family.
    • also known as इंडिगो, IndiGo Airlines, Indigo Havayolları, อินดิโก้
    • official website:
  2. Indigo Books & Music Inc. is a Canadian retail bookstore chain.
    • also known as Indigo Books and Music, Indigo Books & Music Inc.
    • official website:
  3. Indigo is a record label.


Who is Indigo?

Indigo is an American actress. She played Vaneeta on the Showtime series Weeds and Rona, one of the vampire slayer potentials, in the final season of the tv series Buffy, the Vampire Slayer.


  1. Indigo is a musical group.
    • albums: "Furioso", "Quintet à voix"
  2. Indigo is a musical group.
    • album: "Perfect Day"
  3. Indigo is a musical group.
    • albums: "Indigo", "Sub"

There are other groups with in their name, like Code Indigo, Indigo Blue, Indigo Down, Indigo Moss, Indigo Soul, indigo-blue, Indigo dying, Indigo Falls, Indigo Girls, Indigo Swing, Indigo Virus, Indigo Listen and Indigo jam unit.


Indigo is a fictional character, a superheroine in the DC Comics Universe, who is later revealed to be a supervillain. The character's first appearance was in Titans/Young Justice: Graduation Day #1.


  1. "Indigo" is a novel written by Alice Hoffman, published by Scholastic in 2002.
    • genres: Fantasy, Children's literature, Fiction, Speculative fiction
    • subjects: Death, Friendship
    • copyright: 2002-04
  2. "Indigo" is a novel written by Marina Warner, published by Simon & Schuster in 1992. It is a modernized and altered retelling of William Shakespeare's, The Tempest. Within the novel, Warner appropriates Shakespeare's original plot and characters to fit a dual reality, spanning the 17th and 20th Centuries, and the colonial sphere of the Caribbean alongside post-colonial London. She expands certain characters, for example, Sycorax, Shakespeare's dark witch, is given her own identity as indigo maker and village sage. The colonialist realities of 'discovery' and the conquering of 'new' lands are played out in the novel's first section. Finally, the characters of Miranda and Caliban are unified in a shared acknowledgement of past colonial wrongs.


  1. "Indigo" is a film, directed by Stephen Simon.
  2. "Indigo" is a short film, directed by Amanda Strong.
  3. "Indigo" is a film, directed by John Smith.
  4. "Indigo": The action takes place in the present day, in London, England. The story revolves around the 12 year old boy in an Anglicised British Indian family - Hanesh.


  1. "Indigo" is the fourth studio album by the American pop band Never Shout Never. It was released on November 13, 2012 by Loveway Records. The album features the band recording as a whole for the second time; the first being in Time Travel. A bonus track was made available through some media outlets and also on the limited edition cassette tape. The album debuted at number 194 on the Billboard 200.
  2. "Indigo" is the third album by British pop/jazz/soul/dance band Matt Bianco, released in July 1988.
  3. "Indigo" a.k.a. "Índigo" is the third studio album by the Portuguese pop singer Susana Félix.It was recorded in 2006 and released in that same year. The lead single of the album was "Flutuo", followed by "Concilios", "Lua Na Ponte", "Sou Eu" and "Fintar a Pulsação".
  4. "Indigo" is a debut album by Slovenian vocalist Maja Keuc. There's 11 songs on the album that are a mix of pop, jazz, soul and blues rhythms. Half of the songs are in English and there is a remixed version of Eurovision song No One.
  5. "Indigo" is a musical single of Moloko.
    • released on (15 years ago)
  6. "Indigo" is the second recording material by Mexican singer Diego González. The first single disc was the pop song, "Perdido En Ti", which has the same version of the theme in English called "Losing Me" also included on the CD.
  7. "Indigo" is a musical album of Adolphson & Falk.
    • released in (25 years ago)
  8. "Indigo" is a musical album of Patrick O'Hearn.
    • released in (24 years ago)
  9. "Indigo" is a musical single of Rob Stevenson & Solar Movement.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  10. "Indigo" is a musical single of Frida Sundemo.
    • released on
  11. "Indigo" is a musical album of François Feldman.
    • released in (22 years ago)
  12. "Indigo" a.k.a. "Indigó" is a musical album of Bartók Eszter.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  13. "Indigo" is a musical album of SampleMinded.
    • released on
  14. "Indigo" is a musical single of Pole Folder.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  15. "INDIGO" is a musical album of Hi-Fi Set.
    • released on (30 years ago)
  16. "Indigo" is a musical EP of Bart B More.
    • released on
  17. "Indigo" is a musical album of Bernardo Sassetti.
    • released in (11 years ago)
  18. "Indigo" is a musical album of Anne Haigis.
    • released in (26 years ago)
  19. "Indigo" is a cataloged instance, composition.


Indigo is a Venue in Honolulu.


  1. INDIGO, or IndIGO is a consortium of Indian gravitational-wave physicists. This is an initiative to set up advanced experimental facilities for a multi-institutional observatory project in gravitational-wave astronomy. Since 2009, the IndIGO Consortium has been involved in constructing the Indian roadmap for gravitational-wave astronomy and a phased strategy towards Indian participation in realizing a gravitational-wave observatory in the Asia-Pacific region. IndIGO is the Indian partner in planning the proposed LIGO-India project. LIGO-India is a proposed advanced gravitational-wave detector to be located in India, whose concept proposal is now under active consideration by the science funding agencies in India and USA.
  2. Indigo is an intelligent personal assistant developed by Artificial Solutions and which runs on Android, Windows phone and iOS. The application uses natural language understanding to answer a user's questions on a variety of topics, make recommendations and operate the user's device.

Phrases with Indigo

Phrases starting with the word Indigo:

  1. indigo bird
  2. Indigo Berry
  3. indigo broom
  4. Indigo Child
  5. indigo finch
  6. Indigo Macaw
  7. indigo plant
  8. indigo snake
  9. Indigo-Birds
  10. Indigo Hamlet
  11. Indigo Snakes
  12. indigo squill

Phrases ending with the word Indigo:

  1. True Indigo
  2. wild indigo
  3. Asian Indigo
  4. Dwarf Indigo
  5. false indigo
  6. Natal Indigo
  7. Rusty Indigo
  8. Texas indigo

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Indigo

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Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (1830)

Containing the Principles and Modern Theories of the Science, with Its Application to the Arts, Manufactures, and Medicine... by Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, G. L. Brismontier

Indigo. Colouring matter, solid, without taste or odour., of a purple blue, volatilizes partially with heat, under the form of violet vapours similar to those of iodine. If neither dissolves in water, ether, or alcohol, except when the latter is heated.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

The concentrated sulphuric acid attacks indigo briskly, and the inixture. - 344 - this arises partly from there being a more ačtive acid in one than in the other. Sulphat of zink has hitherto been little used in dying. It makes the ...

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

amblyantha 6' Zone 5 Pink Indigo Valued only for its flowers which are small, pealike and pale lilac to purple to almost pink, borne in spikes 3-4 in. long, this shrub starts to ...

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Quotes about Indigo

God in his usual strokes
splashing the colors

from indigo to magenta
to light blue to saffron

paints another day in the
lifetime of

the black canvass of our lives. (Ric S. Bastasa)
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Scrabble value of I1N1D2I1G2O1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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