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[pol-ee-kroh-mat-ik, -kruh-] /ˌpɒl i kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -krə-/

having or exhibiting a variety of colors.
having various or changing colours
(of light or other electromagnetic radiation) containing radiation with more than one wavelength

polychromatic pol·y·chro·mat·ic (pŏl’ē-krō-māt’ĭk) or pol·y·chro·mic (-krō’mĭk) or pol·y·chro·mous (-krō’məs)
Having or exhibiting many colors.


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