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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or exhibiting dichromatism.
  • adjective Containing two chromium atoms per molecule.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In optics, having the property of dichroism; dichroic.
  • Relating to or embracing two colors only; bichromatic: used by Herschel to describe the vision of a color-blind person who lacks the perception of one of the three primary colors assumed in accordance with the Young-Helmholtz theory of color (which see, under color).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Furnishing or giving two colors; -- said of defective vision, in which all the compound colors are resolvable into two elements instead of three.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Furnishing or giving two colours; said of defective vision, in which all the compound colours are resolvable into two elements instead of three.

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