concolorous

adjective

con·​col·​or·​ous
(ˈ)kän¦kələrəs,
kənˈk-
variants or less commonly concolorate
-rə̇t
or concolor
ˈkänˌkələ(r)
1
: of the same color as a specified article
used especially to describe one part of an insect by comparison with another
thorax concolorous with abdomen
2
: of uniform color

Word History

Etymology

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 17 Apr. 2024.

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