parti-coloured

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parti-coloured

(ˈpɑːtɪˌkʌləd) or

party-coloured

adj
(Colours) having different colours in different parts; variegated
[C16 parti, from (obsolete) party of more than one colour, from Old French: striped, from Latin partīre to divide]
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Translations

parti-coloured

parti-colored (US) [ˈpɑːtɪˌkʌləd] ADJde diversos colores, multicolor, abigarrado
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parti-coloured

, (US) parti-colored
adjbunt, vielfarbig
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References in classic literature ?
Jones instantly interposed on behalf of the suffering party, and pinned the insulting conqueror up to the wall: for the puppet-show man was no more able to contend with Jones than the poor party-coloured jester had been to contend with this puppet-man.
The season was on the point of changing its character; the verdure of summer giving place more rapidly to the brown and party-coloured livery of the fall.[*] The heavens were clothed in driving clouds, piled in vast masses one above the other, which whirled violently in the gusts; opening, occasionally, to admit transient glimpses of the bright and glorious sight of the heavens, dwelling in a magnificence by far too grand and durable to be disturbed by the fitful efforts of the lower world.
And thrust among the thorns her lily hand To draw the rose, and every rose she drew, She shook the stalk, and brushed away the dew; Then party-coloured flowers of white and red She wove, to make a garland for her head.