colory

adjective
col·​ory
variants: or British coloury \ ˈkəl(ə)rē , -​ri \

Definition of colory

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : characterized by color : showing color : colorful
2 : having a color indicating good quality colory coffee

colory

noun
variants: or British coloury \ " \
plural -es

Definition of colory (Entry 2 of 2)

: a colory product specifically : leaf tobacco with the lightest color of the type

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First Known Use of colory

Adjective

1721, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for colory

Adjective

color entry 1 + -y

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“Colory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colory. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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