I. adjective Etymology: French tricolore three-colored, from Late Latin tricolor, from Latin tri- + color color Date: 1795 1. a. (or tricolored) having, using, or marked with three colors b. of a dog having a coat of black, tan, and white 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of a tricolor or a nation whose flag is a tricolor; especially french II. noun Date: 1797 1. a flag of three colors arranged in equal horizontal or vertical bands <
the French tricolor
2. a tricolor animal; especially a tricolor dog

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