colorative

adjective col·or·a·tive \ˈkələˌrātiv\
variants: or British

colourative

\ˈkələˌrātiv\

Definition of colorative

  1. 1 :  that colors

  2. 2 :  consisting of or depending upon coloration the colorative protection of certain animals

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Origin and Etymology of colorative

coloration + -ive


First Known Use: 1862


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