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a combining form meaning “having a color” of the kind specified by the initial element: isochroous.
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Origin of -chroous
Combining form representing Greek chrṓs skin, skin color; see -ous
Words nearby -chroous
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British Dictionary definitions for -chroous
adj combining form
coloured in a specified wayisochroous
Word Origin for -chroous
from Greek khrōs skin, complexion, colour
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