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xanthous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj xanthous of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Xanthous Yellow; specifically Ethnol, of or pertaining to those races of man which have yellowish, red, auburn, or brown hair.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • xanthous Yellow: in anthropology and ethnography specifying the yellow or Mongolioid type of mankind.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Xanthous zan′thus yellow.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. xanqo`s yellow
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. xanthos, yellow.