melanochroi

plural noun, sometimes capitalized
mel·​a·​noch·​roi | \ ˌmeləˈnäkrəˌwī \

Definition of melanochroi

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: Caucasians having dark hair and pale complexion

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Other Words from melanochroi

melanochroic \ ¦melənō¦krōik \ or less commonly melanochroid \ -​¦näˌkrȯid \ adjective, sometimes capitalized

History and Etymology for melanochroi

New Latin, from melan- + Greek ōchroi, nominative plural masculine of ōchros pale

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“Melanochroi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melanochroi. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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