- Also tri·col·ored; especially British, tri·col·oured. having three colors.
- a flag having three colors.
- the national flag of France, adopted during the French Revolution, consisting of vertical bands of blue, white, and red.
Origin of tricolor
Examples from the Web for tricolor
Thom Browne, known for his tricolor stripes and short-suits, will soon launch a diffusion collection called Thom Grey.Mary-Kate Olsen Moves In; 20,000 Pairs of Fake Louboutins Seized
The Daily Beast
August 17, 2012
When the French tricolor rolls out to the wind, we see France.
The tricolor has been, since the March riots, recognized as the color of their opponents.Blood and Iron
John Hubert Greusel
The first has a tricolor costume which is not without merit.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
Jean Henri Fabre
We call them collectively the Tricolor, and Anne Denham is the governess.A Coin of Edward VII
Here and there the tricolor, so long hidden, waved in the wind.Ned, Bob and Jerry on the Firing Line
Word Origin and History for tricolor
1798, "flag having three colors," especially the emblem of France adopted during the Revolution, from French tricolore, in drapeau tricolore "three-colored flag." The arrangement of colors on the modern French national flag dates from 1794.