allochroous

  a. changing in colour.

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  • Allochroous — Al*loch ro*ous, a. [Gr. ? changed in color, fr. ? other + ? color.] Changing color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • 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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