monochromat

noun
mono·​chro·​mat | \ ˈmä-nə-krō-ˌmat How to pronounce monochromat (audio) , ˌmä-nə-ˈkrō How to pronounce monochromat (audio) \

Definition of monochromat

: a completely color-blind individual

First Known Use of monochromat

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monochromat

mon- + Greek chrōmat-, chrōma

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The first known use of monochromat was in 1893

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“Monochromat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monochromat. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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monochromat

noun
mono·​chro·​mat | \ ˈmän-ə-krō-ˌmat How to pronounce monochromat (audio) , ˌmän-ə-ˈ How to pronounce monochromat (audio) \

Medical Definition of monochromat

1 : an individual who is completely color-blind
2 : an optical part (as a microscope objective) that is used only in a limited range of wavelengths

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