- having color or a certain color 2. [adj] - having skin rich in melanin pigmentsFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=colored
Col'ored adjective 1.
Having color; tinged; dyed; painted; stained. « The lime rod, colored
as the glede. Chaucer.
» « The colored
rainbow arched wide. Spenser.
Specious; plausible; adorned so as to appear well; as, a highl...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/112
having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; `colored crepe paper`; `the film was in color`; `amber-colored heads of grain`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=colored
having skin rich in melanin pigments; `National Association for the Advancement of Colored People`; `the dark races`; `dark-skinned peoples`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=colored
• (a.) Of some other color than black or white. • (a.) Of some other color than green. • (a.) Having color; tinged; dyed; painted; stained. • (a.) Of some other color than white; specifically applied to negroes or persons having negro blood; as, a colored man; the colored people. • (a.) Specious; plausible; adorned so as to...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/colored/
Colored is a term used in the United States to refer to black people (i.e., persons of sub-Saharan African ancestry; members of the black race). Since the success of the African-American Civil rights movement, the term, along with `negro` and others, has been largely replaced by `black`. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word co...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colored
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