Definitions

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

  • adjective Having a variety of colors; variegated.
  • adjective Changing in color; iridescent.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having several different colors; partycolored; variegated in color.
  • Changeable in color, as the chameleon; glancing different hues or tints in different lights; iridescent; sheeny. Also versicolorate.
  • Also verse-colored, versicolored, versicolorous.

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

  • adjective Having various colors; changeable in color.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin : versus, past participle of vertere, to turn; see verse + color, color; see color.]

Examples

  • As "" versicolor "" may suggest, they are very variable in color.

    WN.com - Articles related to Traders defy FDB ban on turkey tail

  • As "" versicolor "" may suggest, they are very variable in color.

    WN.com - Articles related to Traders defy FDB ban on turkey tail

  • If I am not mistaken this is one of the 2 similar tree frogs of eastern North America: gray treefrog (Hyla versicolor) or Cope's gray treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis).

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Just so they won't feel left out, here are the other fungi mentioned by Riggs that are quite suitable for his invention: Ascomycete mycelia; Bjerkandera sordidicola sp BOS55; Pycnoporus cinnabarinus; Stachybotrys; Inonotius dryophilus; Perenniporia medulla-panis; Ganoderma oregonense; Trametes versicolor; Phellinus badius; Agaricus bisporus; Pieurotus ostreatus; Lentinula edodes; and Phanerochaete Chrysosporium.

    Vaux-le-Vicomte in the DMZ

  • The exhibit is about frogs and your image of the Hyla versicolor–gray tree frog works especially.

    Photo Contest Winners - The Panda's Thumb

  • Four out of six species of painted snails (Polymita picta, P. brocheri, P. venusta and P. versicolor) - a group of endemic mollusks considered perhaps the most beautifully colored genus in the world, live in the area, one of which (P. brocheri) can only be found in a section of these terrace systems.

    Desembarco del Granma National Park, Cuba

  • This is Epimedium x versicolor ‘Sulphureum’ on April 2, 2008.

    Mouse Creek « Fairegarden

  • Hyla versicolor was the previous entry in this blog.

    Darwin: A Life in Poems - The Panda's Thumb

  • Just so they won't feel left out, here are the other fungi mentioned by Riggs that are quite suitable for his invention: Ascomycete mycelia; Bjerkandera sordidicola sp BOS55; Pycnoporus cinnabarinus; Stachybotrys; Inonotius dryophilus; Perenniporia medulla-panis; Ganoderma oregonense; Trametes versicolor; Phellinus badius; Agaricus bisporus; Pieurotus ostreatus; Lentinula edodes; and Phanerochaete Chrysosporium.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • If I am not mistaken this is one of the 2 similar tree frogs of eastern North America: gray treefrog (Hyla versicolor) or Cope's gray treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis).

    A well hidden tree frog

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