Definition of Tricolor

1. Noun. A flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag).

Exact synonyms: Tricolour
Generic synonyms: Flag
Geographical relationships: France, French Republic



2. Adjective. Having or involving three colors. "A tricolor process in photography"
Exact synonyms: Trichromatic, Trichrome
Similar to: Colored, Colorful, Coloured

Definition of Tricolor

1. n. The national French banner, of three colors, blue, white, and red, adopted at the first revolution.

Definition of Tricolor

1. Proper noun. the French flag ¹

2. Proper noun. the Irish flag ¹

3. Adjective. Having three colors. ¹

4. Noun. (alternative spelling of tricolour) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tricolor

1. a flag having three colors [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tricolor

triclofos
triclopyr
triclosan
triclosans
tricoastal
tricoated
tricobalt
tricoccous
tricoherence
tricoherences
tricola
tricolette
tricolettes
tricolon
tricolons
tricolor (current term)
tricolor television tube
tricolor tube
tricolored
tricolorous
tricolors
tricolour
tricolour television tube
tricolour tube
tricoloured
tricolourous
tricolours
tricolpate
tricolpates
tricomponent

Literary usage of Tricolor

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"9. tricolor, Sweet, emended by Lindl. (Sweet spelled the specific name ... Am. A very slender cumber, resembling T. tricolor in habit: Ivs. peltate, ..."

2. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1891)
"Ara tricolor. Le petit Ara, D'Au/beut. PI. Enl 641. Purchased. (Tyi* o( the species. ... Perr. ip 17, pi. 5 (1801). 641) (1788). Psittacus tricolor ..."

3. Journals Kept in France and Italy from 1848 to 1852: With a Sketch of the by Nassau William Senior (1871)
"Lamartine's contrast between the red flag— which never went farther than round the Champ de Mars, dragged through the blood of the people—and the tricolor, ..."

4. The Ballads of Ireland by Edward Hayes, William Kenealy (1856)
"Banneret knight of the tricolor! Lady's graces and trophies in store To the Banneret ... 1 kept the vigils our laws ordain Lite and death for the tricolor ! ..."

5. A Hand-book to the Order Lepidoptera by William Forsell Kirby (1897)
"Panagra tricolor, Walker, List Lepid. Ins. Brit. Mus. xxiii. p. 992, no. 8 (1861). This species inhabits New South Wales. It expands two inches and ..."

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