di·​chro·​mat·​ic | \ ˌdī-krō-ˈma-tik How to pronounce dichromatic (audio) \

Definition of dichromatic

1 : having or exhibiting two colors
2 : of, relating to, or exhibiting dichromatism

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But the role of color in frog courtship is all the more intriguing in the case of dichromatic specimens. Ryan P. Smith, Smithsonian, "The Color-Changing Marvel of Tree Frogs Looking for Love," 21 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of dichromatic

circa 1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for dichromatic

di- + chromatic entry 1

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The first known use of dichromatic was circa 1847

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di·​chro·​mat·​ic | \ ˌdī-krō-ˈmat-ik How to pronounce dichromatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of dichromatic

1 : having or exhibiting two colors
2 : of, relating to, or exhibiting dichromatism

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