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polychrome

[ pol-ee-krohm ]
/ 藞p蓲l i藢kro蕣m /
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adjective
being of many or various colors.
decorated or executed in many colors, as a statue, vase, or mural.
verb (used with object), pol路y路chromed, pol路y路chrom路ing.
to paint in many or various colors.
noun
a polychrome object or work.
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Origin of polychrome

1795鈥1805; earlier polychrom<German <Greek pol媒chr艒mos many-colored. See poly-, -chrome
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British Dictionary definitions for polychrome

polychrome
/ (藞p蓲l瑟藢kr蓹蕣m) /

adjective
having various or changing colours; polychromatic
made with or decorated in various colours
noun
a work of art or artefact in many colours
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