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English adjective: calico

1. calico made of calico or resembling calico in being patterned

SamplesCalico dresses.
A calico cat.

2. calico having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly

SamplesA jester dressed in motley.
The painted desert.
A particolored dress.
A piebald horse.
Pied daisies.

Synonymsmotley, multi-color, multi-colored, multi-colour, multi-coloured, multicolor, multicolored, multicolour, multicoloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicoloured

Similarcolored, colorful, coloured

Antonymsuncolored, uncoloured

English noun: calico

1. calico (artifact) coarse cloth with a bright print

Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile

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