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 Prunello.Prussian Blue. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Prussia
 
means near Russia, the country bordering on Russia. In Neo-Latin, Borussia; in Slavonic, Porussia; po in Slavonic signifying “near.”   1
 


 Prunello.Prussian Blue. 

 
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