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noun (plural: rainbows)
  1. Multicoloured arch in the sky produced by refraction of light within droplets of rain in the air.
  2. Any prismatic refraction of light showing a spectrum of colours.
  3. An assortment; a varied multitude. Used with of.
  • a of possibilities
    1. (baseball) A curveball, particularly a slow curveball
    2. (context, poker slang) In Texas hold 'em or Omaha hold 'em, a flop that contains three different suits
Translations: 
  • Dutch: regenboog
  • French: arc-en-ciel
  • German: Regenbogen
  • Italian: arcobaleno , iride
  • Spanish: arco iris
adjective (no (compar) or (superl))
  1. Having, or shining with, the colors of the rainbow: iridescent.
  2. Multicoloured.
  3. Special, enigmatic.
  4. (poker) Having multiple suits
Translations: 
  • Dutch: regenboogkleurig, iriserend
  • French: iridescent , iridescente
  • German: irisierend (iridescent), schillernd or regenbogenlich (having the colors of the rainbow), bunt (multicolor)
    • Interlingua: iridescente
    • Spanish: irisado , irisada , iridiscente m & f
    Etymology: From Old English regnboga, reÄnboga, from Old High German reganbogo, from OHG regan, rain, + biogo, bow.


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