xanthic

adjective
xan·​thic | \ ˈzan(t)thik \

Definition of xanthic

1a : of, relating to, or tending toward a yellow color
b of a flower : colored with some tint of yellow — compare cyanic
2 : of or relating to xanthin or xanthine

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History and Etymology for xanthic

French xanthique, from xanth- + -ique -ic

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“Xanthic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xanthic. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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