An blue-to-green mineral. Rare and valuable in finer grades and has been prized as a gem and ornamental stone for thousands of years owing to its unique hue. Can also refer to the mineral's distinctinve colour.
American Robin eggs are deep turquoise.
by CrosswordPuzzle October 28, 2011
A blend of blue and green, In holistic medicine, the color turquoise purportedly has a calming effect on patients, and is particularly used to treat patients prone to panic attacks or mania. To a lesser degree, mainstream psychiatric hospitals also use turquoise and other light shades of blue and green to calm patients by painting the walls in these colors. Turquoise is perceived by most people as the coldest of all colorscitation needed.
In slang form, the phrase "The Turquoise" refers to the waters of the Caribbean, which are shallow and therefore take on the color in sunlight.
by camael January 06, 2009
One who is truly "GREAT" at all things done in life. Very beautiful, usually known for their distinctive taste in fashion, fine cuisine, and their love for art. To know of anyone with these qualities, should scream JACKPOT...
by jaysoul5 December 30, 2009
Mostly known as a color also used as a name. Crys over dogs peeing on their bed. Screams alot. Often acts out in fits of childish rage. This person should be watched closely for their schizophrenic qualitys
by Kmonty September 29, 2009