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parti–color

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adjective par·ti–col·or \ˈpär-tē-ˌkə-lər\

Definition of parti–color

  1. :  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

or par·ti–col·ored play \-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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