holochroal

adjective
ho·​loch·​ro·​al | \ həˈläkrəwəl \

Definition of holochroal

: having compound eyes with the visual area covered by a continuous cornea used especially of certain trilobites

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History and Etymology for holochroal

hol- + Greek chrōs skin, color + English -al

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“Holochroal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holochroal. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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