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    Acologic - (a.) Pertaining to acology.
    Acology - (n.) Materia medica; the science of remedies.
    Acolothist - (n.) See Acolythist.
    Ash-colored - (a.) Of the color of ashes; a whitish gray or brownish gray.
    Bicolor - (a.) Alt. of Bicolored
    Bicolored - (a.) Of two colors.
    Cacology - (n.) Bad speaking; bad choice or use of words.
    Colocolo - (n.) A South American wild cat (Felis colocolo), of the size of the ocelot.
    Colocynth - (n.) The light spongy pulp of the fruit of the bitter cucumber (Citrullus, / Cucumis, colocynthis), an Asiatic plant allied to the watermelon; coloquintida. It comes in white balls, is intensely bitter, and a powerful cathartic. Called also bitter apple, bitter cucumber, bitter gourd.
    Colocynthin - (n.) The active medicinal principle of colocynth; a bitter, yellow, crystalline substance, regarded as a glucoside.
    Cologne - (n.) A perfumed liquid, composed of alcohol and certain aromatic oils, used in the toilet; -- called also cologne water and eau de cologne.
    Cologne earth - () An earth of a deep brown color, containing more vegetable than mineral matter; an earthy variety of lignite, or brown coal.
    Colombier - (n.) A large size of paper for drawings. See under Paper.
    Colombin - (n.) See Calumbin.
    Colombo - (n.) See Calumba.
    Colon - (n.) That part of the large intestines which extends from the caecum to the rectum. [See Illust of Digestion.]
    Colon - (n.) A point or character, formed thus [:], used to separate parts of a sentence that are complete in themselves and nearly independent, often taking the place of a conjunction.
    Colonel - (n.) The chief officer of a regiment; an officer ranking next above a lieutenant colonel and next below a brigadier general.
    Colonelcy - (n.) The office, rank, or commission of a colonel.
    Colonelship - (n.) Colonelcy.
    Coloner - (n.) A colonist.
    Colonial - (a.) Of or pertaining to a colony; as, colonial rights, traffic, wars.
    Colonical - (a.) Of or pertaining to husbandmen.
    Colonist - (n.) A member or inhabitant of a colony.
    Colonitis - (n.) See Colitis.
    Colonization - (n.) The act of colonizing, or the state of being colonized; the formation of a colony or colonies.
    Colonizationist - (n.) A friend to colonization, esp. (U. S. Hist) to the colonization of Africa by emigrants from the colored population of the United States.
    Colonized - (imp. & p. p.) of Colonize
    Colonizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Colonize
    Colonize - (v. t.) To plant or establish a colony or colonies in; to people with colonists; to migrate to and settle in.
    Colonize - (v. i.) To remove to, and settle in, a distant country; to make a colony.
    Colonizer - (n.) One who promotes or establishes a colony; a colonist.
    Colonnade - (n.) A series or range of columns placed at regular intervals with all the adjuncts, as entablature, stylobate, roof, etc.
    Colonies - (pl. ) of Colony
    Colony - (n.) A company of people transplanted from their mother country to a remote province or country, and remaining subject to the jurisdiction of the parent state; as, the British colonies in America.
    Colony - (n.) The district or country colonized; a settlement.
    Colony - (n.) A company of persons from the same country sojourning in a foreign city or land; as, the American colony in Paris.
    Colony - (n.) A number of animals or plants living or growing together, beyond their usual range.
    Colophany - (n.) See Colophony.
    Colophene - (n.) A colorless, oily liquid, formerly obtained by distillation of colophony. It is regarded as a polymeric form of terebenthene. Called also diterebene.
    Colophon - (n.) An inscription, monogram, or cipher, containing the place and date of publication, printer's name, etc., formerly placed on the last page of a book.
    Colophonite - (n.) A coarsely granular variety of garnet.
    Colophony - (n.) Rosin.
    Coloquintida - (n.) See Colocynth.
    Color - (n.) A property depending on the relations of light to the eye, by which individual and specific differences in the hues and tints of objects are apprehended in vision; as, gay colors; sad colors, etc.
    Color - (n.) Any hue distinguished from white or black.
    Color - (n.) The hue or color characteristic of good health and spirits; ruddy complexion.
    Color - (n.) That which is used to give color; a paint; a pigment; as, oil colors or water colors.
    Color - (n.) That which covers or hides the real character of anything; semblance; excuse; disguise; appearance.
    Color - (n.) Shade or variety of character; kind; species.
    Color - (n.) A distinguishing badge, as a flag or similar symbol (usually in the plural); as, the colors or color of a ship or regiment; the colors of a race horse (that is, of the cap and jacket worn by the jockey).
    Color - (n.) An apparent right; as where the defendant in trespass gave to the plaintiff an appearance of title, by stating his title specially, thus removing the cause from the jury to the court.
    Colored - (imp. & p. p.) of Color
    Coloring - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Color
    Color - (v. t.) To change or alter the hue or tint of, by dyeing, staining, painting, etc.; to dye; to tinge; to paint; to stain.
    Color - (v. t.) To change or alter, as if by dyeing or painting; to give a false appearance to; usually, to give a specious appearance to; to cause to appear attractive; to make plausible; to palliate or excuse; as, the facts were colored by his prejudices.
    Color - (v. t.) To hide.
    Color - (v. i.) To acquire color; to turn red, especially in the face; to blush.
    Colorable - (a.) Specious; plausible; having an appearance of right or justice.
    Colorado beetle - () A yellowish beetle (Doryphora decemlineata), with ten longitudinal, black, dorsal stripes. It has migrated eastwards from its original habitat in Colorado, and is very destructive to the potato plant; -- called also potato beetle and potato bug. See Potato beetle.
    Colorado group - () A subdivision of the cretaceous formation of western North America, especially developed in Colorado and the upper Missouri region.
    Coloradoite - (n.) Mercury telluride, an iron-black metallic mineral, found in Colorado.
    Colorate - (a.) Colored.
    Coloration - (n.) The act or art of coloring; the state of being colored.
    Colorature - (n.) Vocal music colored, as it were, by florid ornaments, runs, or rapid passages.
    Color-blind - (a.) Affected with color blindness. See Color blindness, under Color, n.
    Colored - (a.) Having color; tinged; dyed; painted; stained.
    Colored - (a.) Specious; plausible; adorned so as to appear well; as, a highly colored description.
    Colored - (a.) Of some other color than black or white.
    Colored - (a.) Of some other color than white; specifically applied to negroes or persons having negro blood; as, a colored man; the colored people.
    Colored - (a.) Of some other color than green.
    Colorific - (a.) Capable of communicating color or tint to other bodies.
    Colorimeter - (n.) An instrument for measuring the depth of the color of anything, especially of a liquid, by comparison with a standard liquid.
    Coloring - (n.) The act of applying color to; also, that which produces color.
    Coloring - (n.) Change of appearance as by addition of color; appearance; show; disguise; misrepresentation.
    Colorist - (n.) One who colors; an artist who excels in the use of colors; one to whom coloring is of prime importance.
    Colorless - (a.) Without color; not distinguished by any hue; transparent; as, colorless water.
    Colorless - (a.) Free from any manifestation of partial or peculiar sentiment or feeling; not disclosing likes, dislikes, prejudice, etc.; as, colorless music; a colorless style; definitions should be colorless.
    Colormen - (pl. ) of Colorman
    Colorman - (n.) A vender of paints, etc.
    Color sergeant - () See under Sergeant.
    Colossal - (a.) Of enormous size; gigantic; huge; as, a colossal statue.
    Colossal - (a.) Of a size larger than heroic. See Heroic.
    Colossean - (a.) Colossal.
    Colosseum - (n.) The amphitheater of Vespasian in Rome.
    Colossi - (pl. ) of Colossus
    Colossuses - (pl. ) of Colossus
    Colossus - (n.) A statue of gigantic size. The name was especially applied to certain famous statues in antiquity, as the Colossus of Nero in Rome, the Colossus of Apollo at Rhodes.
    Colossus - (n.) Any man or beast of gigantic size.
    Colostrum - (n.) The first milk secreted after delivery; biestings.
    Colostrum - (n.) A mixture of turpentine and the yolk of an egg, formerly used as an emulsion.
    Colotomy - (n.) An operation for opening the colon
    Colour - (n.) See Color.
    Concolor - (a.) Of the same color; of uniform color.
    Concolorous - (a.) Of the same color throughout.
    Cream-colored - (a.) Of the color of cream; light yellow.
    Decolor - (v. t.) To deprive of color; to bleach.
    Decolorant - (n.) A substance which removes color, or bleaches.
    Decolorate - (a.) Deprived of color.
    Decolorate - (v. t.) To decolor.
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    Cologne - n. Eau-de-cologne or similar toilet water. [abbreviation]
    Colon - n. Punctuation mark (:), used esp. To mark illustration or antithesis. [greek, = clause]
    Colon - n. Lower and greater part of the large intestine. [latin from greek]
    Colonel - n. Army officer in command of a regiment, ranking next below brigadier. colonelcy n. (pl. -ies). [italian colonnello: related to *column]
    Colonial - adj. 1 of a colony or colonies. 2 of colonialism. n. Inhabitant of a colony.
    Colonialism - n. 1 policy of acquiring or maintaining colonies. 2 derog. Exploitation of colonies. colonialist n. & adj.
    Colonist - n. Settler in or inhabitant of a colony.
    Colonize - v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing) 1 establish a colony in. 2 join a colony. colonization n.
    Colonnade - n. Row of columns, esp. Supporting an entablature or roof. colonnaded adj. [french: related to *column]
    Colony - n. (pl. -ies) 1 a settlement or settlers in a new country, fully or partly subject to the mother country. B their territory. 2 a people of one nationality, occupation, etc., esp. Forming a community in a city. B separate or segregated group (nudist colony). 3 group of animals, plants, etc., living close together. [latin colonia farm]
    Colophon - n. 1 publisher's imprint, esp. On the title-page. 2 tailpiece in a manuscript or book, giving the writer's or printer's name, date, etc. [greek, = summit]
    Color - (brit. Colour) n. 1 sensation produced on the eye by rays of light when resolved as by a prism into different wavelengths. 2 one, or any mixture, of the constituents into which light can be separated as in a spectrum or rainbow, sometimes including (loosely) black and white. 3 colouring substance, esp. Paint. 4 use of all colours in photography etc. 5 a pigmentation of the skin, esp. When dark. B this as ground for discrimination. 6 ruddiness of complexion. 7 (in pl.) Appearance or aspect (saw them in their true colours). 8 (in pl.) A coloured ribbon or uniform etc. Worn to signify membership of a school, club, team, etc. B flag of a regiment or ship. 9 quality, mood, or variety in music, literature, etc. 10 show of reason; pretext (lend colour to; under colour of). v. 1 apply colour to, esp. By painting, dyeing, etc. 2 influence. 3 misrepresent, exaggerate. 4 take on colour; blush. show one's true colours reveal one's true character or intentions. [latin color]
    Colorado beetle - n. Yellow and black beetle, with larva destructive to the potato plant. [colorado in us]
    Coloration - n. (also colouration) 1 appearance as regards colour. 2 act or mode of colouring. [latin: related to *colour]
    Coloratura - n. 1 elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody. 2 soprano skilled in this. [italian: related to *colour]
    Colored - (brit. Coloured) adj. 1 having colour. 2 (coloured) often offens. A wholly or partly of non-white descent. B s.afr. Of mixed descent. n. 1 (coloured) often offens. A coloured person.
    Colored - (brit. Coloured) adj. 1 having colour. 2 (coloured) often offens. A wholly or partly of non-white descent. B s.afr. Of mixed descent. n. 1 (coloured) often offens. A coloured person. B s.afr. Person of mixed descent. 2 (in pl.) Coloured clothing etc. For washing.
    Colorful - adj. (brit. Colour-) 1 full of colour; bright. 2 full of interest; vivid. colourfully adv.
    Coloring - n. (brit. Colour-) 1 appearance as regards colour, esp. Facial complexion. 2 use or application of colour. 3 substance giving colour.
    Colorless - adj. (brit. Colour-) 1 without colour. 2 lacking character or interest.
    Colossal - adj. 1 huge. 2 colloq. Splendid. colossally adv. [related to *colossus]
    Colossus - n. (pl. -ssi or -ssuses) 1 statue much bigger than life size. 2 gigantic or remarkable person etc. 3 imperial power personified. [latin from greek]
    Colostomy - n. (pl. -ies) operation on the colon to make an opening in the abdominal wall to provide an artificial anus. [from *colon2]
    Colour - (us color) n. 1 sensation produced on the eye by rays of light when resolved as by a prism into different wavelengths. 2 one, or any mixture, of the constituents into which light can be separated as in a spectrum or rainbow, sometimes including (loosely) black and white. 3 colouring substance, esp. Paint. 4 use of all colours in photography etc. 5 a pigmentation of the skin, esp. When dark. B this as ground for discrimination. 6 ruddiness of complexion. 7 (in pl.) Appearance or aspect (saw them in their true colours). 8 (in pl.) A coloured ribbon or uniform etc. Worn to signify membership of a school, club, team, etc. B flag of a regiment or ship. 9 quality, mood, or variety in music, literature, etc. 10 show of reason; pretext (lend colour to; under colour of). v. 1 apply colour to, esp. By painting, dyeing, etc. 2 influence. 3 misrepresent, exaggerate. 4 take on colour; blush. show one's true colours reveal one's true character or intentions. [latin color]
    Colouration - var. Of *coloration.
    Colour bar - n. Racial discrimination against non-white people.
    Colour-blind - adj. Unable to distinguish certain colours. colour-blindness n.
    Colour code - n. Use of colours as a means of identification. v. (colour-code) identify by means of a colour code.
    Coloured - (us colored) adj. 1 having colour. 2 (coloured) often offens. A wholly or partly of non-white descent. B s.afr. Of mixed descent. n. 1 (coloured) often offens. A coloured person. B s.afr. Person of mixed descent. 2 (in pl.) Coloured clothing etc. For washing.
    Colourful - adj. (us color-) 1 full of colour; bright. 2 full of interest; vivid. colourfully adv.
    Colouring - n. (us color-) 1 appearance as regards colour, esp. Facial complexion. 2 use or application of colour. 3 substance giving colour.
    Colourless - adj. (us color-) 1 without colour. 2 lacking character or interest.
    Colour scheme - n. Arrangement of colours, esp. In interior design.
    Colour-sergeant - n. Senior sergeant of an infantry company.
    Colour supplement - n. Magazine with colour printing, as a supplement to a newspaper.
    Crown colony - n. British colony controlled by the crown.
    Discolor - v. (brit. Discolour) cause to change from its normal colour; stain; tarnish. discoloration n.
    Discolour - v. (us discolor) cause to change from its normal colour; stain; tarnish. discoloration n.
    Eau-de-cologne - n. Toilet water orig. From cologne. [french, = water of cologne]
    Ecology - n. 1 the study of the relations of organisms to one another and to their surroundings. 2 the study of the interaction of people with their environment. ecological adj. Ecologically adv. Ecologist n. [greek oikos house]
    Gynaecology - n. (us gynecology) science of the physiological functions and diseases of women. gynaecological adj. Gynaecologist n. [greek gune gunaik- woman, *-logy]
    Gynecology - n. (brit. Gynaecology) science of the physiological functions and diseases of women. gynaecological adj. Gynaecologist n. [greek gune gunaik- woman, *-logy]
    High colour - n. Flushed complexion.
    High colour - n. Flushed complexion.
    Lieutenant colonel - n. (also lieutenant commander or general) officers ranking next below colonel, commander, or general.
    Local colour - n. Touches of detail in a story etc. Designed to provide a realistic background.
    Multicoloured - adj. Of many colours.
    Musicology - n. The academic study of music. musicologist n. Musicological adj.
    Mycology - n. 1 the study of fungi. 2 fungi of a particular region. mycologist n. [greek mukes mushroom]
    Off colour - predic. Adj. 1 unwell. 2 us somewhat indecent.
    Oil-colour - var. Of *oil-paint.
    Oncology - n. The study of tumours. [greek ogkos mass]
    Particolored - adj. (brit. -coloured) of more than one colour. [related to *part, *colour]
    Particoloured - adj. (us -colored) of more than one colour. [related to *part, *colour]
    Pharmacology - n. The study of the action of drugs on the body. pharmacological adj. Pharmacologist n.
    Piccolo - n. (pl. -s) small flute sounding an octave higher than the ordinary one. [italian, = small]
    Recolour - v. Colour again or differently.
    Rose-coloured - adj. 1 pinkish-red. 2 optimistic, cheerful (wears rose-coloured glasses).
    Secondary colour - n. Result of mixing two primary colours.
    Semicolon - n. Punctuation mark (;) of intermediate value between a comma and full stop.
    Technicolor - n. (often attrib.) 1 propr. Process of colour cinematography. 2 (usu. Technicolor) colloq. A vivid colour. B artificial brilliance.
    Toxicology - n. The study of poisons. toxicological adj. Toxicologist n.
    Tricolor - n. (brit. Tricolour) flag of three bands of different colours, esp. The french or irish national flags. [french: related to *tri-]
    Tricolour - n. (us tricolor) flag of three bands of different colours, esp. The french or irish national flags. [french: related to *tri-]
    Uncoloured - adj. 1 having no colour. 2 not influenced; impartial.
    Varicolored - adj. (brit. Varicoloured) 1 variegated in colour. 2 of various colours. [latin varius *various]
    Varicoloured - adj. (us varicolored) 1 variegated in colour. 2 of various colours. [latin varius *various]
    Water-color - n. (brit. Water-colour) 1 artists' paint made of pigment to be diluted with water and not oil. 2 picture painted with this. 3 art of painting with water-colours. water-colourist n.
    Water-colour - n. (us water-color) 1 artists' paint made of pigment to be diluted with water and not oil. 2 picture painted with this. 3 art of painting with water-colours. water-colourist n.

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