dichrous

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from Ancient Greek.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dichrōus (feminine dichrōa, neuter dichrōum); 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 dichrōus dichrōa dichrōum dichrōī dichrōae dichrōa
genitive dichrōī dichrōae dichrōī dichrōōrum dichrōārum dichrōōrum
dative dichrōō dichrōō dichrōīs
accusative dichrōum dichrōam dichrōum dichrōōs dichrōās dichrōa
ablative dichrōō dichrōā dichrōō dichrōīs
vocative dichrōe dichrōa dichrōum dichrōī dichrōae dichrōa

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.

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