polychromous

polychromy

[pol-ee-kroh-mee]
noun
the art of employing many colors in decoration, as in painting or architecture.

Origin:
1855–60; polychrome + -y3

polychromous, adjective
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polychromatic, polychromic or polychromous (ˌpɒlɪkrəʊˈmætɪk, ˌpɒlɪˈkrəʊmɪk)
 
adj
1.  having various or changing colours
2.  (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) containing radiation with more than one wavelength
 
polychromic, polychromic or polychromous
 
adj
 
polychromous, polychromic or polychromous
 
adj
 
polychromatism, polychromic or polychromous
 
n

polychromy (ˈpɒlɪˌkrəʊmɪ)
 
n
decoration in many colours, esp in architecture or sculpture

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