phaeochrous

adjective phae·och·rous \fēˈäkrəs\

Definition of phaeochrous

  1. :  dusky

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Origin and Etymology of phaeochrous

phaeo- + -chrous, irregular from Greek -chroos, -chrous -colored — more at -chroous


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