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melan-

combining form

Definition of melan-

  1. 1 :  black :  dark <melanic> <melanin>

  2. 2 :  melanin <melanophore>



Variants of melan-

or melano-

Origin of melan-

Greek, from melan-, melas; perhaps akin to Lithuanian mėlynas blue, Sanskrit malina dirty


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