parti-color

adjective
par·​ti-col·​or | \ ˈpär-tē-ˌkə-lər How to pronounce parti-color (audio) \
variants: or parti-colored \ ˈpär-​tē-​ˌkə-​lərd How to pronounce parti-colored (audio) \

Definition of parti-color

: showing different colors or tints especially : having a predominant color broken by patches of one or more other colors a parti-color cocker spaniel

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parti-color noun

First Known Use of parti-color

1530, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for parti-color

obsolete English party parti-color, from Middle English parti, from Anglo-French, of two colors, from past participle of partir to divide

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“Parti-color.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parti-color. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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