parti-color


par·ti–col·or

adjective \ˈpär-tē-ˌkə-lər\

Definition of PARTI-COLOR

:  showing different colors or tints; especially :  having a predominant color broken by patches of one or more other colors <a parti–color cocker spaniel>
parti–color noun

Variants of PARTI-COLOR

par·ti–col·or or par·ti–col·ored \-lərd\

Origin of PARTI-COLOR

obsolete English party parti-color, from Middle English parti, from Anglo-French, of two colors, from past participle of partir to divide
First Known Use: 1530

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