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multicolored

[muhl-ti-kuhl-erd, muhl-ti-kuhl-erd]
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  1. of several or many colors.
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Origin of multicolored

First recorded in 1835–45; multi- + colored
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Related Words for multicolored

mottled, checkered, dappled, kaleidoscopic, motley, piebald, spotted, multicolor, polychrome, varicolored, versicolor, particolored, pied, prismatic

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Word Origin and History for multicolored

adj.

also multi-colored, multi-coloured, 1845, from multi- + colored.

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