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heterochromous

[ het-er-uh-kroh-muhs ]
/ ˌhɛt ər əˈkroʊ məs /
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adjective
of different colors.
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Origin of heterochromous

First recorded in 1835–45; hetero- + chromous
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British Dictionary definitions for heterochromous

heterochromous
/ (ˌhɛtərəʊˈkrəʊməs) /

adjective
(esp of plant parts) of different coloursthe heterochromous florets of a daisy flower
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