white-faced

adjective
\ ˈ(h)wīt-ˈfāst How to pronounce white-faced (audio) \

Definition of white-faced

1 : having the face white in whole or in part used especially of an animal otherwise dark in color
2 : having a wan pale face

First Known Use of white-faced

1570, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“White-faced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white-faced. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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