Allochroous Al*loch"ro*ous, a. [Gr. ? changed in color, fr. ? other + ? color.] Changing color. [1913 Webster]

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  • allochroous — al·loch·ro·ous …   English syllables

  • allochroous —   a. changing in colour …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • allochroous — əˈläkrəwəs, aˈ adjective Etymology: Greek allochroos changed in color, from all + chroa, chroia color, skin; akin to Greek chrōs skin more at grit : changing color …   Useful english dictionary

  • allochroic — allochroic, a. (æləʊˈkrəʊɪk) [f. Gr. ἀλλόχρο ος changed in colour (see allochroous).] ‘Changeable in colour, shot colour.’ Syd. Soc. Lex. 1879 …   Useful english dictionary

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