dichrous

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from Ancient Greek.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dichrous m (feminine dichroa, neuter dichroum); first/second declension

  1. having two colours; bicolour
  2. (biology) occurring or existing in two different ornamentations or colours, typically as a form of sexual dimorphism; dichromatic

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative dichrous dichroa dichroum dichroī dichroae dichroa
genitive dichroī dichroae dichroī dichroōrum dichroārum dichroōrum
dative dichroō dichroae dichroō dichroīs dichroīs dichroīs
accusative dichroum dichroam dichroum dichroōs dichroās dichroa
ablative dichroō dichroā dichroō dichroīs dichroīs dichroīs
vocative dichroe dichroa dichroum dichroī dichroae dichroa

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.

Synonyms[edit]