dichromat

noun
di·​chro·​mat | \ ˈdī-krō-ˌmat How to pronounce dichromat (audio) , (ˌ)dī-ˈkrō- How to pronounce dichromat (audio) \

Definition of dichromat

: one affected with dichromatism

First Known Use of dichromat

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dichromat

borrowed from German Dichromat, back-formation from dichromatisch dichromatic

Learn More About dichromat

Time Traveler for dichromat

Time Traveler

The first known use of dichromat was circa 1909

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near dichromat

dichroite

dichromat

dichromate

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for dichromat

Cite this Entry

“Dichromat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dichromat. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for dichromat

dichromat

noun
di·​chro·​mat | \ ˈdī-krō-ˌmat How to pronounce dichromat (audio) , (ˈ)dī-ˈ How to pronounce dichromat (audio) \

Medical Definition of dichromat

: one affected with dichromatism

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!