coloured words

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • coloured language —    Also known as coloured words. Both terms are used to denote a * chromatism (i.e. a hallucinated colour or coloured light) arising simultaneously with or in succession to linguistic elements. Coloured language is classified as one of the many… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Coloured — Col|oured1 [ kʌlərd ] adjective SOUTH AFRICAN OFFENSIVE a Coloured person has one parent or grandparent who is white and one who is not Coloured Col|oured 2 [ kʌlərd ] noun count SOUTH AFRICAN OFFENSIVE someone who has one parent or grandparent… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • coloured — col|oured [ kʌlərd ] the British spelling of colored1 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • citreous —   a. lemon coloured.    ♦ citric, a. pertaining to or derived from lemons and other acid fruit.    ♦ citrine, a. lemon coloured.    ♦ citron, n. large lemon like fruit.    ♦ citrous,    ♦ citrus, a. pertaining to or like citron …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • flammeous —   a. flame coloured.    ♦ flammulated, a. ruddy.    ♦ flammulation, n. flame coloured or flame shaped marking …   Dictionary of difficult words

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