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pol·y·chrome

 (pŏl′ē-krōm′)
adj.
1. Having many or various colors; polychromatic.
2. Made or decorated in many or various colors: polychrome tiles.
n.
An object or a work composed of or decorated in many colors.

polychrome

(ˈpɒlɪˌkrəʊm)
adj
1. (General Physics) having various or changing colours; polychromatic
2. (Colours) made with or decorated in various colours
n
(Art Terms) a work of art or artefact in many colours

pol•y•chrome

(ˈpɒl iˌkroʊm)

adj., v. -chromed, -chrom•ing,
n. adj.
1. being of many or various colors.
2. decorated or executed in many colors, as a statue, vase, or mural.
v.t.
3. to paint in many or various colors.
n.
4. a polychrome object or work.
[1795–1805; earlier polychrom < German < Greek polýchrōmos many-colored = poly- poly- + -chrōmos, adj. derivative of chrôma color]

polychrome

Of many or various colors.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polychrome - a piece of work composed of or decorated in many colors
piece of work, work - a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
Verb1.polychrome - color with many colors; make polychrome
color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, colour - add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
Adj.1.polychrome - having or exhibiting many colors
colored, coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"

polychrome

adjective
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The outskirt of the garden in which Tess found herself had been left uncultivated for some years, and was now damp and rank with juicy grass which sent up mists of pollen at a touch; and with tall blooming weeds emitting offensive smells--weeds whose red and yellow and purple hues formed a polychrome as dazzling as that of cultivated flowers.
In which is related how Dorothy Gale of Kansas, The Shaggy Man, Button Bright, and Polychrome the Rainbow's Daughter met on an Enchanted Road and followed it all the way to the Marvelous Land of Oz.
But the latest coveted cosmetic is Chanel's Lumieres Polychromes, out this spring.