monochromat

noun
mono·chro·mat | \ˈmä-nə-krō-ˌmat, ˌmä-nə-ˈ \

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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monochromat

noun
mono·chro·mat | \ˈmän-ə-krō-ˌmat, ˌmän-ə-ˈ \

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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