Definition of bicolor in English:

bicolor

Syllabification: bi·col·or
Pronunciation: /ˈbīˌkələr
 
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adjective

Having two colors: a male bicolor damselfish
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  • Dorsey's study focuses on bicolor damselfish populations and reproductive success at two different kinds of coral reef habitats in the Caribbean - a near-shore fringing reef on Barbados and a deep offshore reef in Grenada.
  • Dorsey chose to work with the bicolor damselfish because they are not considered a threatened or endangered species.
  • The colors cover the spectrum and there are solid as well as bicolor types.

noun

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A bicolor blossom or animal.
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  • This was observed when two wallaby species, Macropus eugenii and Wallabia bicolor, were crossed.
  • Ragdolls occur in colorpoint, bicolor and mitted patterns.
  • In Sorghum bicolor, two cytochrome p450 enzymes mediate the biosynthesis of the cyanogenic glucoside dhurrin.

Derivatives

bicolored

adjective & noun
More example sentences
  • Many cultivars have bicolored petals and a striking yellow center.
  • Fabulous bright colors of red, pink, white, and purple, along with many bicolored varieties are some popular color choices of gardeners.
  • She looked up and saw Mephisto, wise old Mephisto, watching her with patience in his bicoloured eyes.

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