[ dahy-kroh-mat-ik, -kruh- ]
/ ˌdaɪ kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -krə- /
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Also dichroic. having or showing two colors; dichromic.
Zoology. exhibiting two color phases within a species not due to age or season.
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How to use dichromatic in a sentence
The former is what is called a dichromatic species; some of the birds are blue, and others white.A Florida Sketch-Book|Bradford Torrey
British Dictionary definitions for dichromatic
/ (ˌdaɪkrəʊˈmætɪk) /
Also: dichroic having or consisting of only two colours
(of animal species) having two different colour varieties that are independent of sex and age
able to perceive only two (instead of three) primary colours and the mixes of these colours
Derived forms of dichromaticdichromatism (daɪˈkrəʊməˌtɪzəm), noun
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Medical definitions for dichromatic
[ dī′krō-măt′ĭk ]
Having or exhibiting two colors.
Of, relating to, or characterized by dichromatism.
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