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A plastid that contains pigments other than chlorophyll, usually yellow or orange carotenoids.
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(Botany) a coloured plastid in a plant cell, esp one containing carotenoids
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a plastid containing coloring matter other than chlorophyll.
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|Noun||1.||chromoplast - plastid containing pigments other than chlorophyll usually yellow or orange carotenoids|
plastid - any of various small particles in the cytoplasm of the cells of plants and some animals containing pigments or starch or oil or protein
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