pleochroic

[ plee-uh-kroh-ik ]
/ ˌpli əˈkroʊ ɪk /
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adjective

(of a biaxial crystal) characterized by pleochroism.

Nearby words

  1. plenty,
  2. plenum,
  3. plenum system,
  4. plenum ventilation,
  5. pleo-,
  6. pleochroism,
  7. pleocytosis,
  8. pleomastia,
  9. pleomorphic,
  10. pleomorphic lipoma

Origin of pleochroic

First recorded in 1860–65; pleo- + -chroic

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