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Monday, October 15, 2012

Definitions for versicolor

  1. Changeable in color: versicolor skies.
  2. Of various colors; parti-colored: a versicolor flower arrangement.

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Citations for versicolor
The three large versicolor flowers opened up with a silky slap… Boris Vian, Foam of the Daze
The versicolor glow of the Algeron Effect, just a few hundred thousand kilometers from the space station, angled through the viewing port and stippled the far wall. David R. George III, Serpents Among the Ruins
Origin of versicolor
1620-1630
Versicolor comes from the Latin roots vers meaning "to turn" and color. It entered English in the 1620s.