aithochroi

plural noun
ai·​thoch·​roi | \ ī-ˈthä-krə-ˌwī \

Definition of aithochroi

: people having dark red-brown skin

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First Known Use of aithochroi

circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aithochroi

New Latin, from Greek aithos reddish brown + New Latin -chroi (from Greek chrōa color)

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The first known use of aithochroi was circa 1901

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“Aithochroi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aithochroi. Accessed 9 Apr. 2020.

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