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
Sir G. C. Lewis.
His colored crime with craft to cloke.Spenser.
3. Of some other color than black or white.
(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
Syn. -- coloured, dark-skinned.
(Bot.) Of some other color than green.
Colored, meaning, as applied to foliage, of some other color than green.Gray.
In botany, green is not regarded as a color, but white is.
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