noun chro·mide \ˈkrō-ˌmīd\

Definition of chromide



  1. :  either of two small brightly colored cichlid fishes (genus Etroplus) native to India and Sri Lanka and often kept in tropical aquariums: a :  orange chromide b :  green chromide

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Origin and Etymology of chromide

New Latin Chromides

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to cast off or become cast off

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