Definition of allochroous in English:

allochroous

(also allochrous)

adjective

rare
  • Changeable in colour, iridescent.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in British Florist. From scientific Latin allochrous or its etymon ancient Greek ἀλλόχροος (contracted ἀλλόχρους) changed in colour + -ous.

Pronunciation

allochroous

/ˌaləˈkrəʊəs/