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varicolored

[vair-i-kuhl-erd] /ˈvɛər ɪˌkʌl ərd/
adjective
1.
having various colors; variegated; motley:
a varicolored print.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; vari(ous) + colored
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  • Honesty and altruism win out before the varicolored dusk sets over the frangipani and the lagoon.
  • The member otherwise described as containing red or varicolored conglomeratic sandstone, shale, and clay.
British Dictionary definitions for varicolored

varicoloured

/ˈvɛərɪˌkʌləd/
adjective
1.
having many colours; variegated; motley
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Word Origin and History for varicolored
adj.

1660s, from Latin varius (see vary) + English colored.

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