trichromat

play
noun tri·chro·mat \ˈtrī-krō-ˌmat, (ˌ)trī-ˈ\

Definition of trichromat

  1. :  a person with trichromatism

Origin and Etymology of trichromat

back-formation from trichromatic


First Known Use: 1929


Medical Dictionary

trichromat

play
noun tri·chro·mat \ˈtrī-krō-ˌmat, (ˈ)trī-ˈ\

Medical Definition of trichromat

  1. :  an individual with normal color vision requiring that three primary colors be mixed in order to match the perceived spectrum


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up trichromat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

clear to the understanding

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!