parti-colored

or par·ty-col·ored

[pahr-tee-kuhl-erd]
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Origin of parti-colored

1525–35; parti variegated < Middle FrenchLatin partītus divided, past participle of partīre to part. See party
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parti-colored

adj.

1530s, from party "divided," from French parti, past participle of partir "to divide" (see part (v.)). The noun parti itself occurs in the sense "parti-colored" from late 14c.

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