Origin of coloration
Related Words for colorationhue, tint, tone, coloration, complexion, tinge, glow, blend, shade, intensity, stain, paint, texture, coloring, skin, tincture, cast, pigment, wash, dye
Examples from the Web for coloration
Contemporary Examples of coloration
How, then, did the first day of the Christmas-shopping season come to have the coloration of calamity?Black Friday Is Like Occupy Wall Street
November 26, 2011
And Prince Harry may be a Windsor, but in coloration and temperament he is indubitably a flaming-red Spencer.Notes From a Royal Wedding
May 1, 2011
Historical Examples of coloration
The coloration is generally in red, brown, yellow, and black.Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895
Jesse Walter Fewkes
The coloration is chestnut in summer, bluish gray in winter.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History
He named it flavescens, "yellowish," owing to its coloration.
The coloration is very brilliant and varies in different localities.
The remaining peculiarities of coloration are shown in the figure.Studies in the Theory of Descent (Volumes 1 and 2)
Word Origin and History for coloration
1620s, from French coloration (16c.), from Late Latin colorationem (nominative coloratio) "act or fact of coloring," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin colorare "to color, to get tanned," from color (see color (n.)).