polychrome


poly·chrome

adjective \ˈpä-lē-ˌkrōm\

Definition of POLYCHROME

:  relating to, made with, or decorated in several colors <polychrome pottery>
polychrome transitive verb
poly·chro·my \-ˌkrō-mē\ noun

Examples of POLYCHROME

  1. <polychrome pottery featuring designs from the American Southwest>

Origin of POLYCHROME

Greek polychrōmos, from poly- + chrōma
First Known Use: 1837

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