reflection rainbow
   see rainbow.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • rainbow — [rān′bō΄] n. [ME reinbowe < OE regnboga: see RAIN & BOW2] 1. an arc or ring containing the colors of the spectrum in consecutive bands, formed in the sky by the refraction, reflection, and dispersion of light in rain or fog 2. a multicolored… …   English World dictionary

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