multicolored

adjective
mul·​ti·​col·​ored | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈkə-lərd How to pronounce multicolored (audio) , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multicolored

: having more than two colors : multicolor sense 1 With a single stroke the octopus glommed onto a multicolored rock and immediately assumed that rock's coloring—shades of reds, browns and yellows.— E. M. Swift

First Known Use of multicolored

1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Multicolored.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multicolored. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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multicolored

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English Language Learners Definition of multicolored

: having, made up of, or including many colors

multicolored

adjective
mul·​ti·​col·​ored | \ ˌməl-ti-ˈkə-lərd \

Kids Definition of multicolored

: having, made up of, or including many colors

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