polychrome

adjective poly·chrome \ ˈpä-lē-ˌkrōm \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of polychrome

:relating to, made with, or decorated in several colors
  • polychrome pottery

polychrome

transitive verb

polychromy

play \ˈpä-lē-ˌkrō-mē\ noun

Examples of polychrome in a Sentence

  1. polychrome pottery featuring designs from the American Southwest

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Origin and Etymology of polychrome

Greek polychrōmos, from poly- + chrōma



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