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versicolor (VUR-si-kul-uhr) adjective
1. Having a variety of colors; variegated.
2. Changing in color; iridescent.
[Latin : versus, past participle of vertere, to turn + color.]
"The St. Lucia parrot, with the apt scientific name Amazona versicolor,
sports a cobalt blue face, emerald wings and splashes of scarlet across
its throat and breast."
This week's theme: Words about colors
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