Painted

Definition of Painted

Paint´ed
a.1.Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors.
As idle as a painted ship
Upon a painted ocean.
- Coleridge.
2.(Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted bunting.
Painted beauty
(Zool.) a handsome American butterfly (Vanessa Huntera), having a variety of bright colors,
Painted cup
(Bot.) any plant of an American genus of herbs (Castilleia) in which the bracts are usually bright-colored and more showy than the flowers. Castilleia coccinea has brilliantly scarlet bracts, and is common in meadows.
Painted finch
See Nonpareil.
Painted lady
(Zool.) a bright-colored butterfly. See Thistle butterfly.
Painted turtle
(Zool.) a common American freshwater tortoise (Chrysemys picta), having bright red and yellow markings beneath.

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