chromo

noun
chro·​mo | \ ˈkrō-(ˌ)mō How to pronounce chromo (audio) \
plural chromos

Definition of chromo

First Known Use of chromo

1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chromo

by shortening

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