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polychrome

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adjective poly·chrome \ˈpä-lē-ˌkrōm\

Definition of polychrome

  1. :  relating to, made with, or decorated in several colors <polychrome pottery>

polychrome transitive verb
poly·chro·my play \-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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