Meaning of COLORATION in English

COLORATION

(also colouration )

■ noun

1》 arrangement or scheme of colour; colouring.

2》 the character or tone of something, especially musical expression.

Origin

C17: from late L. coloratio(n-) , from colorare 'to colour'.

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