Painted Paint"ed, a. 1. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors. [1913 Webster]

As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

2. (Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted bunting. [1913 Webster]

{Painted beauty} (Zo["o]l.), a handsome American butterfly ({Vanessa Huntera}), having a variety of bright colors,

{Painted cup} (Bot.), any plant of an American genus of herbs ({Castilleia}) in which the bracts are usually bright-colored and more showy than the flowers. {Castilleia coccinea} has brilliantly scarlet bracts, and is common in meadows.

{Painted finch}. See {Nonpareil}.

{Painted lady} (Zo["o]l.), a bright-colored butterfly. See {Thistle butterfly}.

{Painted turtle} (Zo["o]l.), a common American freshwater tortoise ({Chrysemys picta}), having bright red and yellow markings beneath. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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