- having or exhibiting a variety of colors.
Also pol·y·chro·mic [pol-ee-kroh-mik] /ˌpɒl iˈkroʊ mɪk/.
Origin of polychromatic
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Within the Rotunda, the polychromic decorations immediately arrest the eye.Picturesque Sketches of London, Past and Present
polychromic (ˌpɒlɪˈkrəʊmɪk) or polychromous
- having various or changing colours
- (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) containing radiation with more than one wavelength
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- Having or exhibiting many colors.
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- Consisting of or related to radiation of more than one wavelength.
- Of or having many colors. Compare monochromatic.
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