colorific

adjective
col·​or·​if·​ic | \ ˌkə-lə-ˈri-fik How to pronounce colorific (audio) \

Definition of colorific

: capable of communicating color

First Known Use of colorific

1676, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for colorific

borrowed from New Latin colorificus, from Latin color color entry 1 + -i- -i- + -ficus -fic

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“Colorific.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colorific. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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