livery color

noun

Definition of livery color

1 :the color or one of the colors of the clothing issued by a feudal superior to his retainers or by a person of wealth or rank to his servants
2 livery colors plural
a :the principal metal and the principal color of an escutcheon of arms often used also as the principal colors of a flag or ensign or of a personal standard as well as of the liveries of the armiger's servants
b :the principal colors of the flag of a political unit (as a nation) sometimes not identical with its armorial colors :the national or civic colors

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