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achromic

Line breaks: achro¦mic
Pronunciation: /eɪˈkrəʊmɪk/

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Definition of achromic in English:

adjective

rare
Having no colour except black, white, or shades of grey: an achromic area of skin

Origin

mid 18th century: from a-1 + Greek khrōma 'colour'.

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