melanochroi

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

Definition of melanochroi

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  1. :  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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