col·​or·​point ˈkə-lər-ˌpȯint How to pronounce colorpoint (audio)
: of, relating to, or being a color pattern of the domestic cat (such as the Siamese cat) consisting of a pale body with darker ears, paws, tail, and face

Word History

First Known Use

1958, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of colorpoint was in 1958

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“Colorpoint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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