- changeable in color: versicolor skies.
- of various colors; parti-colored: a versicolor flower arrangement.
Also especially British, ver·si·col·our.
Origin of versicolor
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Examples from the Web for versicolor
The skin disease Pityriasis (tinea) versicolor was shown to be due to the Microsporon furfur by Eichstedt in 1846.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology
Charles Bradfield Morrey
IRIS versicolor imberbis foliis ensiformibus, scapo tereti flexuoso, germinibus subtrigonis.
Versicolor is a good name for this bright Cholla since it means “variegated or diversified in color.”The Fantastic Clan
John James Thornber
Versicolor means changing color, referring to the different bands of color.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
Our plant is the picta of Miller, and the versicolor of Miller is, we believe, the sibirica of Linnæus.