achromous

adjective
having no color
Syn: ↑achromic
Similar to: ↑uncolored, ↑uncoloured

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aˈchromous, a. rare.
[same deriv. and formation.]
Colourless; without colouring matter.
Syd. Soc. Lex.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • pale — I adj 1. colorless, hueless, toneless, uncol ored, achromic, achromous, achromatic; drab, dreary, flat, mat, lusterless, lackluster; bleached, blanched, washed out, etiolated; wan, pallid, Obs. blate, pale faced, anemic, sickly; waxen, sallow,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • achromic — /əˈkroʊmɪk/ (say uh krohmik) adjective colourless; without colouring matter. Also, achromous. {a 6 + Greek chroma colour + ic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • achromic — [ā krō′məsā krō′mik] adj. [< Gr achrōmos < a , not + chrōma, color (see CHROME) + IC] without color: also achromous [ā krō′məs] …   English World dictionary

  • achromic — adjective having no color • Syn: ↑achromous • Similar to: ↑uncolored, ↑uncoloured …   Useful english dictionary

  • uncolored — adjective 1. without color pure water is uncolored • Syn: ↑uncoloured • Ant: ↑colored • Similar to: ↑achromatous, ↑achromic, ↑achromous …   Useful english dictionary

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