Definition of melanochroi
: Caucasians having dark hair and pale complexion
melanochroic\¦melənō¦krōik\ less commonly
melanochroid\-¦näˌkrȯid\ adjective, sometimes capitalized
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Origin and Etymology of melanochroi
New Latin, from melan- + Greek ōchroi, nominative plural masculine of ōchros pale
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