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in thread How many colors does a rainbow have?

Fine. Nothing is ever described as being indigo in color, except that particular section of the visible spectrum.
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Re^4: How many colors does a rainbow have?
by jdporter (Chancellor) on May 10, 2017 at 22:23 UTC

    You don't even need to make that exception. They named it after its spectral lines, not because it looked 'indigo'.

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      I thought indigo was named for the plant of the same name. (Or did I miss the point?)

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        Certainly it was. But that doesn't mean that indigo dye actually looks like the same color as the "indigo" part of the spectrum.

        I should disclaim my claimers by noting that I'm only responding to the things folks have written, taken at face value, without doing any kind of fact-checking. They (and I) might well be completely wrong. :-)