Word of the Day: achromic

achromic [ey-KROH-mik]

adjective

colourless; without colouring matter.

Origin

A combination go a– and chromic, achromic entered English in the 1750s. The prefix a– is a variant of an-, which meant “not,” “without,” or “lacking” in Greek, as in the words anarchy and amoral. A common variant is achromous.

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