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Definition of "chromo" [chro•mo]

  • Informal A chromolithograph. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chromo" in a sentence
  • "The chromosphere extends from the top of the temperature minimum region up another 2000 kilometers and is named for the Greek word chromo which means color."
  • "(Hey, did you know the Y chromo is shrinking - so to speak?"
  • "They got their name— chromo, the Greek word for color—when, in early genetic research, dyes of different colors were used as means of identification."