Achroous Ach"ro*ous, a. [Gr. ?; 'a priv. + ? color.] Colorless; achromatic. [1913 Webster]

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  • achroous — achroous, a. (ˈækrəʊəs) [f. Gr. ἄχρο ος colourless (f. ἀ priv. + χρόα, χροιά colour) + ous.] Colourless; achromatic. Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

  • achroous — adj. [Gr. a, without; chros, complexion] Colorless; unpigmented; achromatic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • achroous — adjective Colorless; achromatic …   Wiktionary

  • achroous — adj. colorless, having no color …   English contemporary dictionary

  • achroous —   a. colourless …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • achroic — see achroous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • achromatic — adj. [Gr. a, without; chroma, color] Being achroous; stains not permeating readily; uncolored …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • achroö- — see achro * * * achroö combining form of achroous common in chemical nomenclature, as achroödextrin colourless dextrin, achroöglycogen, etc. Academy 35, Science Notes …   Useful english dictionary

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