Definitions

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  • adj. Of two colours.

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  • adj. having two colors

Etymologies

bi- +‎ coloured (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Two years ago, Dr. Martin decoded the genome of another fungus, known as the bicoloured deceiver, with the help of the

    NYT > Home Page

  • So fantasy novels go capped and belled into literary society, saying in effect: this is not the real world we are talking about, this is of course faerie, make-believe, where bicoloured rock pythons speak, where little girls converse with packs of cards, where boys become kings by drawing swords from stones, and where caped counts can suck the blood of beautiful women and live forever.

    On Fantasy and Science Fiction

  • The bicoloured white-eye (Tephrozosterops stalkeri), the sole member of its genus, is also found only on Seram.

    Seram rain forests

  • This area is home to several endangered and endemic birds, including the white-necked parakeet, coppery-chested jacamar, and bicoloured antvireo.

    Eastern Cordillera real montane forests

  • -- Fur fine woolly, long, bicoloured; above light shining brown, paler below; the free edge of the interfemoral membrane margined with small papillae.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • -- Similar to the last, but with round ears; fur bicoloured, the hairs being dark brown at the base, with bright ferruginous tips; below pale brown; the upper surface of the interfemoral membrane and back of the feet covered with hair, which also extends beyond the toes; the first premolar in the upper jaw nearly equal in size to the second, whereas in the last species it is only about three-fourths.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • -- Fur of head and back long and dense, bicoloured; base black, tips brown; underneath the hairs are two-thirds black, with the remaining upper third pure white.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • As he shows me hanging baskets studded with these strong-coloured violas, he cups a bicoloured mauve and yellow one and inhales with the concentration of a professional perfumer.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Again, they were camouflaged when resting on the bottom, but assumed a bicoloured pale and dark pattern similar to those displayed by foraging grouper when swimming backwards via jet propulsion.

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