Heterochromous
Heterochromous Het`er*o*chro"mous (?; 277), a. [Hetero- + Gr. ? color.] (Bot.) Having the central florets of a flower head of a different color from those of the circumference.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • heterochromous — /het euhr euh kroh meuhs/, adj. of different colors. [1835 45; HETERO + CHROMOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • heterochromous — Having an abnormal difference in coloration …   Medical dictionary

  • heterochromous — adj. multi colored, having different colors …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heterochromous — het·ero·chro·mous …   English syllables

  • heterochromous — het•er•o•chro•mous [[t]ˌhɛt ər əˈkroʊ məs[/t]] adj. of different colors • Etymology: 1835–45; hetero + chromous (see chrome, ous) …   From formal English to slang

  • heterochromous — /hɛtəroʊˈkroʊməs/ (say hetuhroh krohmuhs) adjective of different colours. {Greek heterochrōmos} …   Australian English dictionary

  • heterochromous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • heterochromatic —   a. pertaining to or having different colours.    ♦ heterochromia,    ♦ heterochromy, n. state of being heterochromatic.    ♦ heterochromous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • heterochromic — adjective see heterochromous …   Useful english dictionary

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