monochromat


mono·chro·mat

noun \ˈmä-nə-krō-ˌmat, ˌmä-nə-ˈ\

Definition of MONOCHROMAT

:  a completely color-blind individual

Origin of MONOCHROMAT

mon- + Greek chrōmat-, chrōma
First Known Use: 1893

mono·chro·mat

noun \ˈmän-ə-krō-ˌmat, ˌmän-ə-ˈ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONOCHROMAT

1
: an individual who is completely color-blind
2
: an optical part (as a microscope objective) that is used only in a limited range of wavelengths

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: monochromatic
Previous Word in the Dictionary: monochord
All Words Near: monochromat

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up monochromat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).