color or pigment: chromosome, chromolithograph
Origin of chromo-; from Classical Greek chrōma: see chroma
nounpl. chro·mos Informal
- Color: chromoplast.
- Chromium: chromous.
Origin of chromo-From Greek khrōma, color.
- (chiefly historical) A color print produced by chromolithography
- (chiefly Australia) A prostitute.
- (genetics) Of or relating to the chromodomain, a protein structural domain associated with chromatin production
From Ancient Greek χρῶμα (khrōma, “color”).