χρῶμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʰrēw- (to grind, rub), extended from *gʰer- (to rub). See χρίω (khríō). Related to χρώς (khrṓs).

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Noun[edit]

χρῶμᾰ (khrôman (genitive χρώμᾰτος); third declension

  1. skin (esp. the human body)
  2. color (esp. of the skin or body); pigment
  3. complexion
  4. character of style in writing; ornaments
  5. chromatic scale; music

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