Definition of colorative in English:

colorative

(also colourative)

adjective

  • 1That imparts colour; that changes the colour of something.

  • 2Of, relating to, or of the nature of colour or coloration. Now chiefly figurative.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Chemical News. From classical Latin colōrāt-, past participial stem of colorāre colour + -ive, after coloration.

Pronunciation

colorative

/ˈkʌl(ə)rətɪv/