versicolor


versicolor
Variegated; marked by a variety of color. [L. particolored, fr. verso, to turn, twist, + color, color]

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ver·si·co·lor (vur″si-kulґər) [L. vertere to turn + color] 1. variegated; having a variety of colors. 2. changing in color.

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  • Versicolor — Ver si*col or, Versicolored Ver si*col ored, a. [L. versicolor; versare to change + color color.] Having various colors; changeable in color. Versicolor, sweet smelling flowers. Burton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • versicolor — [vʉr′si kul΄ər] adj. [L < versare, to change (see VERSATILE) + color,COLOR] 1. having many colors; variegated 2. changing in color; iridescent …   English World dictionary

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  • versicolor — versi̱|color [aus gleichbed. lat. versicolor]: die Farbe wechselnd, schillernd; vielfarbig; z. B. in der Fügung ↑Pityriasis versicolor …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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