Colored

Definition of Colored

Col´ored
a.1.Having color; tinged; dyed; painted; stained.
The lime rod, colored as the glede.
- Chaucer.
The colored rainbow arched wide.
- Spenser.
2.Specious; plausible; adorned so as to appear well; as, a highly colored description.
His colored crime with craft to cloke.
- Spenser.
3.Of some other color than black or white.
4.(Ethnol.) Of some other color than white; having a skin color darker than that of caucasian people; mostly applied to negroes or persons having negro blood; as, a colored man; the colored people. Opposite of white and caucasian.
5.(Bot.) Of some other color than green.
Colored, meaning, as applied to foliage, of some other color than green.
- Gray.

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