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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Varied coloration; the conjunction of various colors or color-marks; party-coloration.
  • noun In botany: The conjunction of two or more colors in the petals, leaves, and other parts of plants.
  • noun A condition of plants in which the leaves become partially white or of a very light color, from suppression or modification of the chlorophyl.

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

  • noun The act of variegating or diversifying, or the state of being diversified, by different colors; diversity of colors.

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

  • noun the state of being variegated
  • noun botany a variation in the colour of different zones of the same plant

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

  • noun variability in coloration
  • noun the act of introducing variety (especially in investments or in the variety of goods and services offered)

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