Definition of Monochromous
1. Adjective. Having or appearing to have only one color.
Similar to: Colored, Colorful, Coloured
Derivative terms: Monochrome
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monochromous
Literary usage of Monochromous
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1. The Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colours, and Their Applications to by Michel Eugène Chevreul, Charles Martel (1855)
"... by observation the modifications light is subjected to in relation to coloured bodies, that I have been led to conclude that in a monochromous object, ..."
2. America Revisited: From the Bay of New York to the Gulf of Mexico, and from by George Augustus Sala (1886)
"... and there was a continual running to and fro of messengers and telegraph boys. I have said that to the general monochromous dinginess of ..."
3. A Year in Brazil: With Notes on the Abolition of Slavery, the Finances of by Hastings Charles Dent (1886)
"... of luxuriant shrubs, entangled and entwined by thorns and creepers, the monochromous vegetation being relieved by an occasional bright spike of flowers. ..."