concolorous

adjective
con·​col·​or·​ous | \ (ˈ)kän¦kələrəs, kənˈk- \
variants: or less commonly concolorate \ -​rə̇t \ or concolor \ ˈkänˌkələ(r) \

Definition of concolorous

1 : of the same color as a specified article used especially to describe one part of an insect by comparison with anotherthorax concolorous with abdomen
2 : of uniform color

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History and Etymology for concolorous

concolorous, concolorate from Latin concolor + English -ous or -ate; concolor from Latin, from com- + color

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“Concolorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concolorous. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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