xantho-

combining form

: yellow
xanthophyll

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Greek, combining form of xanthós "yellow of various shades, blond, reds or browns with a yellowish cast," of obscure origin

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“Xantho-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xantho-. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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