monochrome

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μονόχρωμος (monókhrōmos), from μόνος (mónos, one) + χρῶμα (khrôma, color); mono- +‎ -chrome.

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Noun[edit]

monochrome (plural monochromes)

  1. A black and white image, especially such a photograph.
  2. (dated) A painting executed in shades of a single colour.
  3. A ceramic glaze of a single colour; an object so glazed.

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Adjective[edit]

monochrome (not comparable)

  1. having only one colour
  2. (photography) representing colours with shades of gray

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mono- +‎ chrome, from Ancient Greek μονόχρωμος (monókhrōmos), from μόνος (mónos, one) + χρῶμα (khrôma, color).

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Adjective[edit]

monochrome (plural monochromes)

  1. monochrome

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

monochrome

  1. inflected form of monochrom