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tricolor (n.)

also tricolour, 1798, "flag having three colors," especially the emblem of France adopted during the Revolution, from French tricolore, in drapeau tricolore "three-colored flag." The arrangement of colors on the modern French national flag dates from 1794.

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Definitions of tricolor from WordNet
1
tricolor (n.)
a flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag);
Synonyms: tricolour
2
tricolor (adj.)
having or involving three colors;
tricolor plumage
a tricolor process in photography
Synonyms: trichromatic / trichrome
From wordnet.princeton.edu