What is another word for colouration?

Pronunciation: [kˌʌləɹˈe͡ɪʃən] (IPA)

When we talk about the term "colouration," it refers to the process of adding colours or pigments to an object. Some common synonyms that can be used for "colouration" include hue, tint, shade, dye, and stain. "Hue" often refers to the specific colour of an object or even the whole colour spectrum. "Tint" refers to the process of adding a particular hue to an object, whereas "shade" refers to the process of darkening a particular hue. "Dye" and "stain" are closely related synonyms, but dye refers to the complete colouring of a fabric or material, whereas, stain refers to the process of imparting or altering its colour.

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Usage examples for Colouration

Besides the structure of limbs and teeth, another argument for the descent of the horse has been drawn from certain phenomena of colouration.
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John Gerard
Only those skilled in the ways of the wild fully realise how conspicuous amidst foliage, for instance, would be a uniform colouration.
"The Human Side of Animals"
Royal Dixon
In fact, it is quite probable that they give through this varying colouration the "life-history" of their family.
"The Human Side of Animals"
Royal Dixon

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