[id-ee-uh-kroh-mat-ik, -oh-kruh-]


(of a mineral) deriving a characteristic color from its capacity to absorb certain light rays.

Nearby words

  1. ides of march, beware the,
  2. idhi,
  3. idio-,
  4. idioagglutinin,
  5. idioblast,
  6. idiocrasy,
  7. idiocy,
  8. idiodynamic,
  9. idiodynamics,
  10. idioglossia

Compare allochromatic.

Origin of idiochromatic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019