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Having two colours:‘a male bicolour damselfish’
- ‘On his yachts the King usually flies the normal yachting flag, that is the well known bicolour flag with a blue royal crown in the centre of it.’
- ‘Dorsey chose to work with the bicolor damselfish because they are not considered a threatened or endangered species.’
- ‘The eastern slope has numerous large oysters on the rocks, guarded by loyal moorish idols and bicolour parrotfish.’
- ‘The second boy looks perfect with the grey jacket and the bicolour shoes.’
- ‘On the other hand, when mixed citrine and amethyst first started to appear, a major authority tried to convince us that the bicolor nature of these quartzes was artificially induced.’
- ‘This experiment is designated "optional" because it requires that you purchase a bicolor LED.’
- ‘Breed bicolor fish for good color distinction so that there is no question of what the secondary color is or if the secondary color is actually a different shade of the same color.’
- ‘No red-and-black ringed prey have been observed at the site, so birds could not have learned specific avoidance of the bicolour pattern.’
- ‘A tube containing 6 grams of alluvial gold from the Cernavaia River also has a bicolor character.’
- ‘Some have bicolor petals, such as white with a pink edge or yellow with a red edge.’
- ‘Bicolor fish tended to herd or nudge dark phase fish during courtship, and appeared to chase dark phase fish during spawning rushes towards the surface.’
- ‘Dorsey's study focuses on bicolor damselfish populations and reproductive success at two different kinds of coral reef habitats in the Caribbean - a near-shore fringing reef on Barbados and a deep offshore reef in Grenada.’
- ‘This includes the ensign of the merchant navy, which is a plain bicolor flag.’
- ‘The colors cover the spectrum and there are solid as well as bicolor types.’
- ‘The innovative touch for this is that the macaroon is bicolor, one side caramel, one side chocolate.’
A bicolour flower or breed.
- ‘Colors include coral, pink, red, salmon, white, yellow, and striped and feathered bicolors.’
- ‘Some farmers cultivate bi-colour flowers like light yellow with maroon blotches, deep crimson-edged yellow, gold and red bicolour.’
- ‘In recent years, breeders have introduced bicolors, usually a basic color with a white star.’
- ‘Furthermore, ‘solid colors, tortoiseshells and bicolors have a smoother, softer coat than tabbies' and during hot weather, ‘the tail, ear and toe tufts ‘are the only factors that ‘distinguish the cat as a longhair.’’
- ‘They come in a special formula mix which contains blends of burgundy, clear yellow, rosy-red with golden tips and other red and gold bicolors.’
- ‘There's even a bicolor, with striking rose-striped white flowers that are extremely beautiful.’
- ‘Flowers of some red and blue large-flowered hybrids and the bicolors fade badly if they get too much sun and these should be planted in eastern exposures or partial shade.’
- ‘In addition bicolors have a white ruff, white legs and feet and may have patches of white on their bodies.’
- ‘If you are looking for a Bicolour or Seychellois you should expect to pay the same as you would for a Siamese or an Oriental kitten.’
- ‘Now, breeders are showing off new bicolors and colors new to certain types of chrysanthemums.’
- ‘Through hybridizing, there are many flower colors available, including white, orange, pink, yellow, red and some bicolors.’
- ‘Many of these crystals are doubly terminated bicolors with much better green portions than those found earlier.’
- ‘Selective breeding means the bicolour gained recognition as a pedigree in victorian times.’
- ‘An expansive assortment of rich colors and bicolors available includes pink, purple, white, red, blue, coral, and a host of others.’
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