Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A flag having three colors.
  • noun The French flag.
  • adjective Having three colors.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Three-colored; tricolored: in zoölogy correlated with bicolor and unicolor.
  • noun A flag composed of three colors in large masses equal or nearly equal, as the national flags of Italy and Mexico; especially, the flag of France adopted during the Revolution, consisting of three equal parts—blue next the mast, red at the fly, and white between, or, in heraldic language, palewise of three pieces, azure, argent, and gules. The red and blue represented the colors of the city of Paris.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The national French banner, of three colors, blue, white, and red, adopted at the first revolution.
  • noun Hence, any three-colored flag.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having three colors.
  • noun Alternative spelling of tricolour.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having or involving three colors
  • noun a flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)

Etymologies

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tri- +‎ color

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