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colorist a painter whose employment of color is a principal means of artistic communication. [2 definitions]
colorization the process by which color is added to motion picture images that were originally filmed in black and white.
colorless lacking in color. [3 definitions]
color line any institutionalized separation of races that is based on skin color and that results in social and economic discrimination and oppression; color bar.
color phase one of two or more specific colorings, determined by age or season, that are assumed by certain animals. [2 definitions]
colossal extremely large in size, magnitude, or effect; enormous; gigantic; huge.
Colossians a book of the New Testament, consisting of a letter written by the apostle Paulto the Christians of Colossae.
colossus anything colossal or gigantic in size or importance. [3 definitions]
colostomy a surgical opening cut into the colon to allow excretion, usu. made when the rectum is blocked or after surgery for colon cancer.
colostrum the yellowish milk secreted by a female mammal in the first few days after the birth of young, that is esp. rich in immune factors and protein.
colour a spelling of color used in Canada and Britain. See color for more information.
colt a young male horse, esp. one younger than four years old. [2 definitions]
colter the blade or wheel on the front of a plowshare that cuts a line in the sod.
coltish having a playful nature; lively or frolicsome, like a colt.
coltsfoot a widespread perennial weed, named for the shape of its leaves.
Columbia a river that flows from British Columbia, along the Washington-Oregon border, and into the Pacific. [2 definitions]
columbine any of several plants related to the buttercup, bearing varicolored flowers having five spurred petals.
columbium see niobium.
Columbus the capital of Ohio.
Columbus Day a U.S. holiday, usu. observed on the second Monday in October, that commemorates Christopher Columbus's discovery of the New World.
column a regularly appearing article or editorial in a newspaper or magazine. [5 definitions]