1. having only a single and uniform colour: self-coloured flowers; a self-coloured dress

  2. (of cloth, material, etc)

    • having the natural or original colour

    • retaining the colour of the thread before weaving

Words Nearby self-coloured

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How to use self-coloured in a sentence

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

    Mary's Meadow | Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • For most books a self-coloured paper of good quality answers well for the paste-down sheets.

  • It is a self-coloured black rabbit lacking a factor that allows the colour to develop except in the points.

    Mendelism | Reginald Crundall Punnett
  • Some of the F1 individuals showed white patches, while others were self-coloured.

    Mendelism | Reginald Crundall Punnett
  • Some are self-coloured, and some are mottled, striped, or flaked.

    The Children's Book of Gardening | Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick