actiniochrome

noun
ac·​tin·​i·​o·​chrome | \ ak-ˈti-nē-ə-ˌkrōm \

Definition of actiniochrome

: a reddish pigment found in certain Anthozoa or Actinozoa

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First Known Use of actiniochrome

1873, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for actiniochrome

International Scientific Vocabulary actinio- + -chrome

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“Actiniochrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/actiniochrome. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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