Definitions

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

  • n. A flag having three colors.
  • n. The French flag.
  • adj. Having three colors.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having three colors.
  • n. Alternative spelling of tricolour.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Three-colored; tricolored: in zoölogy correlated with bicolor and unicolor.
  • n. 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or involving three colors
  • n. a flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)

Etymologies

tri- +‎ color (Wiktionary)

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