Chromule Chro"mule, n. [Gr. ? color + ? matter.] (Bot.) A general name for coloring matter of plants other than chlorophyll, especially that of petals. [1913 Webster]

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  • Chromüle — (Viridrin), so v. w. Chlorophyll …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • chromule — (krô mu l ) s. f. Terme de botanique. Matière verte qui colore les feuilles. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec, couleur et matière …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • Chromogen — Chro mo*gen, [Gr. ? color + gen.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Biol.) Vegetable coloring matter other than green; chromule. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) Any colored compound, supposed to contain one or more chromophores. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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