idiochromatic

adjective id·io·chromatic \¦idē(ˌ)ō+\

Definition of idiochromatic

  1. :  colored inherently and characteristically :  having a distinctive and constant coloration copper sulfate is an idiochromatic substance —used especially of minerals — compare allochromatic 1

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Origin and Etymology of idiochromatic

International Scientific Vocabulary idio- + chromatic


First Known Use: 1849


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