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self-colored

[self-kuhl-erd, self-]
adjective
  1. of one color.
  2. of the natural color.
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Also especially British, self-col·oured.

Origin of self-colored

First recorded in 1750–60
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Historical Examples of self-colored

  • The rooms were papered with a self-colored paper of pale blue.

    The Girls of St. Wode's

    L. T. Meade

  • The plain, self-colored rugs and curtains had a similar effect.

  • Then to show, to last, and to cut from, few flowers rival the self-colored pansies (Viola class).

    Last Words

    Juliana Horatia Ewing

  • Only the self-colored varieties—buff, black, and white—are natives of China.

    Our Domestic Birds

    John H. Robinson

  • The evidence for the gametic interpretations of the self-colored fowl is derived from hybridizations.