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bicolor

[bahy-kuhl-er]
adjective
  1. Also bi·col·ored; especially British, bi·col·oured. having two colors: a bicolor flower.
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noun
  1. a flag divided into two major areas of color.
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Also especially British, bi·col·our.

Origin of bicolor

From Latin, dating back to 1860–65; see origin at bi-1, color
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Examples from the Web for bicolor

Historical Examples

  • B, 16), or black on the thorax and red on the abdomen as in Osmia bicolor (pl.

    Wild Bees, Wasps and Ants

    Edward Saunders

  • Yes, speciosus—either that or the bicolor—I can't be certain just which.

    The Lucky Piece

    Albert Bigelow Paine

  • Like stivalis, Bicolor does not thrive on limy soils and it is difficult to propagate from cuttings.

  • There is a double form, and a recent re-introduction, bicolor, has its blooms scarlet and white in stripes.

    The Book of Bulbs

    Samuel Arnott

  • Punctata is probably the hardiest, but regia and bicolor are also hardy if planted about six inches deep.

    The Book of Bulbs

    Samuel Arnott