-chroous


a combining form meaning “having a color” of the kind specified by the initial element: isochroous.

Nearby words

  1. -cephaly,
  2. -ceptor,
  3. -chore,
  4. -chroic,
  5. -chrome,
  6. -cidal,
  7. -cide,
  8. -cion,
  9. -clase,
  10. -clasis

Also -chroic.

Origin of -chroous

combining form representing Greek chrṓs skin, skin color; see -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for -chroous

-chroous

-chroic

adj combining form

coloured in a specified wayisochroous

Word Origin for -chroous

from Greek khrōs skin, complexion, colour

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