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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tricolor, tricolouradjective

    a flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)

  2. trichromatic, trichrome, tricoloradjective

    having or involving three colors

    "trichromatic vision"; "a trichromatic printing process"; "trichromatic staining is the staining of tissue samples differentially in three colors"; "tricolor plumage"; "a tricolor process in photography"


  1. Tricolornoun

    the French flag

  2. Tricolornoun

    the Irish flag

  3. tricoloradjective

    Having three colors.

  4. Etymology: tri, "three" + color, "color"


  1. tricolor

    A tricolour (BE) or tricolor (AE) is a type of flag or banner design with a triband design which originated in the 16th century as a symbol of republicanism, liberty, or revolution. The flags of France, Italy, Romania, Mexico, and Ireland were all first adopted with the formation of an independent republic in the period of the French Revolution to the Revolutions of 1848, with the exception of the Irish tricolour, which dates from 1848 but was not popularised until the Easter Rising in 1916 and adopted in 1919.


  1. tricolor

    Tricolor refers to something that has or consists of three colors. It is often used to describe flags or other symbols that incorporate three distinct colors. For example, the French flag is often referred to as "Le Tricolore" due to its three equal vertical bands of blue, white, and red. Additionally, in biology, it can refer to animals with three different colorations of fur, feathers, or scales.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tricolornoun

    the national French banner, of three colors, blue, white, and red, adopted at the first revolution

  2. Tricolornoun

    hence, any three-colored flag

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tricolor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tricolor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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