ambicoloration

noun
am·​bi·​col·​or·​a·​tion
plural -s

Definition of ambicoloration

: an abnormal development of color or pigmentation on the eyeless and ordinarily whitish side of any flatfish of the families Pleuronectidae and Soleidae

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First Known Use of ambicoloration

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ambicoloration

ambi- + coloration

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The first known use of ambicoloration was in 1894

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“Ambicoloration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ambicoloration. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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