melanochroous

adjective
mel·​a·​noch·​ro·​ous | \ ¦melə¦näkrəwəs \

Definition of melanochroous

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: having a dark or swarthy skin

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History and Etymology for melanochroous

Greek melanochroos, melanochrous, from melan- -chroos, -chrous (from chroa, chroia skin)

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“Melanochroous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melanochroous. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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