Definition of colorific in English:

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colorific

Pronunciation: /ˌkələˈrifik/

adjective

rare
Having much color: the colorific radiance of costume
More example sentences
  • Many coral species in the Red Sea are photosynthetic, which creates a colourific glory that is unsurpassed.
  • During this four-day session, students will discover the science of colour as they create colourific works of art including colour wheels, sun catchers, and tie dye T-shirts.
  • In a world where camera phones are competing to be colourific multimedia machines, this company has broken off in a fresh direction with their latest model.

Origin

Late 17th century: from French colorifique or modern Latin colorificus, from Latin color 'color'.

Words that rhyme with colorific

anaglyphic, beatific, calorific, hieroglyphic, honorific, horrific, Indo-Pacific, pacific, prolific, scientific, soporific, specific, terrific, transpacific, triglyphic
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