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color-blind

[ kuhl-er-blahynd ]
/ ˈkʌl ərˌblaɪnd /
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adjective
Ophthalmology. pertaining to or affected with color blindness.
Photography. (of an emulsion) sensitive only to blue, violet, and ultraviolet rays.
showing or characterized by freedom from racial bias; not influenced by skin color.
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Origin of color-blind

First recorded in 1850–55
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Scientific definitions for color-blind

colorblind
[ kŭlər-blīnd′ ]

Unable to distinguish certain colors. Humans who are colorblind usually cannot distinguish red from green. Many animals, including cats and dogs, are colorblind and unable to distinguish more than a few colors.
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