rainbow [-s, 's] n
OE; see rain and bow, n.
- Arc of colored light in the sky after rain; beautiful natural phenomenon caused by the reflection and refraction of light by drops of water in the air.
- [Fig.] beautiful blooming colors of approaching spring.
- [Fig.] hope; calm after a storm; resurrection; life after death.
- [Fig.] beauty; magic; bliss; joy; happiness; contentment; freedom from care or trial.