versicolor

versicolor

[vur-si-kuhl-er]
adjective
1.
changeable in color: versicolor skies.
2.
of various colors; parti-colored: a versicolor flower arrangement.
Also, especially British, versicolour.


Origin:
1620–30; < Latin, equivalent to vers(us) past participle of vertere to turn (see verse) + -i- -i- + color color

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versicolour or (US) versicolor (ˈvɜːsɪˌkʌlə)
 
adj
of variable or various colours
 
[C18: from Latin versicolor, from versāre to turn + colorcolour]
 
versicolor or (US) versicolor
 
adj
 
[C18: from Latin versicolor, from versāre to turn + colorcolour]

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