livery color

noun

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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“Livery color.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/livery%20color. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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