Erythrochroism
Erythrochroism E*ryth"ro*chro*ism, n. [Gr. 'eryqro`s red + ? color.] (Zo["o]l.) An unusual redness, esp. in the plumage of birds, or hair of mammals, independently of age, sex, or season. [1913 Webster]

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  • Erythrism — E*ryth rism, n. [Gr. eryqro s red: cf. F. [ e]rythrisme.] (Zo[ o]l.) A condition of excessive redness. See {Erythrochroism}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Erythrochroic — E*ryth ro*chro ic, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having, or subject to, erythrochroism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • erythraean —   a. red.    ♦ erythraemia, n. excessive production of red blood corpuscles.    ♦ erythrism, erythrochroism, n. excessive redness of hair, etc.    ♦ erythrocyte, n. red blood corpuscle.    ♦ erythrodermia, n. reddening of skin.    ♦ erythroid, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • erythrean —   a. red.    ♦ erythraemia, n. excessive production of red blood corpuscles.    ♦ erythrism, erythrochroism, n. excessive redness of hair, etc.    ♦ erythrocyte, n. red blood corpuscle.    ♦ erythrodermia, n. reddening of skin.    ♦ erythroid, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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