- having different colors in different areas or patches; variegated: a parti-colored dress.
Origin of parti-colored
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Examples from the Web for particolored
Two endless streams of people moved, particolored, in opposite directions along the narrow street.Narcissus
He was dressed in a dark cerise tunic with particolored hose and forest-green boots with pointed toes.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel
"I'll give it honestly," was all Rose had time to say before Charlie swept her away into the particolored cloud before them.Rose in Bloom
Louisa May Alcott
Particolored: partly of one, partly of another color: divided into two or more color fields.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
On the occasion of certain festivals, the Indian women wear a particolored dress, called a faldillin.
Word Origin and History for particolored
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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