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Definition of "versicolor" []

  • Having a variety of colors; variegated. (adjective)
  • Changing in color; iridescent. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "versicolor" in a sentence
  • "As "" versicolor "" may suggest, they are very variable in color."
  • "If I am not mistaken this is one of the 2 similar tree frogs of eastern North America: gray treefrog (Hyla versicolor) or Cope's gray treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis)."
  • "Four out of six species of painted snails (Polymita picta, P. brocheri, P. venusta and P. versicolor) - a group of endemic mollusks considered perhaps the most beautifully colored genus in the world, live in the area, one of which (P. brocheri) can only be found in a section of these terrace systems."