trichromatic

[trahy-kroh-mat-ik, -kruh-]
adjective
1.
pertaining to the use or combination of three colors, as in printing or in color photography.
2.
pertaining to, characterized by, or involving three colors.
3.
Ophthalmology. of, pertaining to, or exhibiting normal color vision.
Also, trichromic [trahy-kroh-mik] .


Origin:
1890–95; tri- + chromatic

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trichromatic or trichromic (ˌtraɪkrəʊˈmætɪk, traɪˈkrəʊmɪk)
 
adj
1.  photog, printing involving the combination of three primary colours in the production of any colour
2.  of, relating to, or having normal colour vision
3.  having or involving three colours
 
trichromic or trichromic
 
adj

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trichromatic tri·chro·mat·ic (trī'krō-māt'ĭk) or tri·chrome (trī'krōm') or tri·chro·mic (trī-krō'mĭk)
adj.

  1. Having or relating to the three primary colors, red, blue, and green.

  2. Having perception of the three primary colors, as in normal vision.

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The only thing missing from this explanation is the evolutionary advantage of going trichromatic.
Applicant must be trichromatic and readily able to discern red, green, and yellow.
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