Colorific
Colorific Col`or*if"ic (?; 277), a. [L. color color + facere to make: cf. F. colorifique.] Capable of communicating color or tint to other bodies. [1913 Webster]

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  • colorific — [kul΄ər if′ik] adj. [Fr colorifique: see COLOR & FIC] 1. producing or imparting color 2. of color …   English World dictionary

  • colorific — adjective Date: 1676 capable of communicating color …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • colorific — /kul euh rif ik/, adj. 1. producing or imparting color. 2. pertaining to color. [1670 80; COLOR + I + FIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • colorific — adjective a) colourful b) flowery (writing) …   Wiktionary

  • colorific — col·or·if·ic || ‚kÉ’lÉ™ rɪfɪk adj. pertaining to color; producing color …   English contemporary dictionary

  • colorific — [ˌkʌlə rɪfɪk, ˌkɒl ] adjective rare having much colour; colourful …   English new terms dictionary

  • colorific — col·or·if·ic …   English syllables

  • colorific — col•or•if•ic [[t]ˌkʌl əˈrɪf ɪk[/t]] adj. imparting color • Etymology: 1670–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • colorific — /kʌləˈrɪfɪk/ (say kuluh rifik) adjective 1. producing or imparting colour. 2. relating to colour. {colour + i 1 + fic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • colorific — adj. 1 producing colour. 2 highly coloured. Etymology: F colorifique or mod.L colorificus (as COLOUR) …   Useful english dictionary

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