1. [ adjective ] (color) having or involving three colors
Synonyms: trichrome trichromatic

"trichromatic vision" "a trichromatic printing process" "trichromatic staining is the staining of tissue samples differentially in three colors" "tricolor plumage" "a tricolor process in photography"

Related terms: colored
2. [ noun ] a flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)
Synonyms: tricolour
Related terms: flag France
Similar spelling:   tricolour