noun phae·ism \ˈfēˌizəm\

Definition of phaeism



  1. :  incomplete melanism in a butterfly

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Origin and Etymology of phaeism

Greek phaios dusky, gray + English -ism; akin to Greek phaidros bright, Lithuanian giedras bright, clear, Latvian gàiss air, weather

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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