multicolor

adjective
mul·​ti·​col·​or | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈkə-lər How to pronounce multicolor (audio) , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multicolor

1 : having more than two colors : multicolored … Hawaiian shirts that come in bright prints, including geometric designs and multicolor cartoons of the Jetsons.Elle
2 : printing more than one color in one operation a multicolor printing press

First Known Use of multicolor

1813, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Multicolor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multicolor. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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