versicolor

[ vur-si-kuhl-er ]
/ ˈvɜr sɪˌkʌl ər /

adjective

changeable in color: versicolor skies.
of various colors; parti-colored: a versicolor flower arrangement.

Nearby words

  1. verse,
  2. versed,
  3. versed sine,
  4. verset,
  5. versicle,
  6. versicolour,
  7. versicular,
  8. versiera,
  9. versification,
  10. versify

Also especially British, ver·si·col·our.

Origin of versicolor

1620–30; < Latin, equivalent to vers(us) past participle of vertere to turn (see verse) + -i- -i- + color color

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