circa 1909, in the meaning defined above
borrowed from German chromophob, from chromo- chromo- + -phob "lacking affinity for," borrowed from Greek -phobos "fearing" — more at -phobia
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“Chromophobe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chromophobe. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.
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