colory

1 of 2

adjective

col·​ory
variants or British coloury
ˈkəl(ə)rē,
-ri
1
: characterized by color : showing color : colorful
2
: having a color indicating good quality
colory coffee

colory

2 of 2

noun

variants or British coloury
"
plural -es
: a colory product
specifically : leaf tobacco with the lightest color of the type

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

color entry 1 + -y

First Known Use

Adjective

1721, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of colory was in 1721

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“Colory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colory. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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