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tricolor

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adjective tri·col·or \ˈtrī-ˌkə-lər also ˈtrē-, especially British ˈtri-kə-lər\

Definition of tricolor

  1. 1a or tricolored play \ˈtrī-ˈkə-lərd\ :  having, using, or marked with three colorsb of a dog :  having a coat of black, tan, and white

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a tricolor or a nation whose flag is a tricolor; especially :  french

Origin and Etymology of tricolor

French tricolore three-colored, from Late Latin tricolor, from Latin tri- + color color


First Known Use: 1795


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tricolor

noun tri·col·or

Definition of tricolor

  1. 1 :  a flag of three colors arranged in equal horizontal or vertical bands <the French tricolor>

  2. 2 :  a tricolor animal; especially :  a tricolor dog

1797

First Known Use of tricolor

1797


TRICOLOR Defined for English Language Learners

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tricolor

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adjective tri·col·or \ˈtrī-ˌkə-lər also ˈtrē-, especially British ˈtri-kə-lər\

Definition of tricolor for English Language Learners

  • : having or using three colors


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tricolor

noun tri·col·or

Definition of tricolor for English Language Learners

  • : a flag (such as the national flag of France) that has three equal bands of different colors


Learn More about tricolor

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of tricolor


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