noun, plural al·bi·nos.
Origin of albino
Examples from the Web for albino
Contemporary Examples of albino
As for Magician—the strong-willed love interest of Komona, his role was never scripted to be an albino.‘War Witch’ Filmmaker Kim Nguyen on Africa’s Child Soldiers
March 1, 2013
Nine burros, 109 beagles, 10 sheep, and 31 albino rats were put in cages and set to face the dirty bomb.America's Secret Nuclear Test Revealed in Area 51
May 13, 2011
Politicians who want to win elections wear large rings with albino powder hidden inside, she said.Women of Courage
October 20, 2010
The albino crisis is a bleak spot in a time of economic optimism in Tanzania.
“I feel like I am being hunted,” one albino man, Samuel Mluge, told the New York Times.
Historical Examples of albino
He had never seen an albino before, and, indeed, he did not know what one was.They Twinkled Like Jewels
Philip Jos Farmer
The albino had just now crept through the country of the Mambava.Sacrifice
Stephen French Whitman
Albino: a colorless individual of a species that is normally colored.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
Well, what of it, even if Lucy were an albino and Perry had scratched her?
The albino argument was by no means final, could not be made definite.
noun plural -nos
Word Origin for albino
1777, from Spanish or Portuguese albino, from Latin albus "white" (see alb). Used by Portuguese of white-spotted African negroes. Extended 1859 to animals having the same peculiarity. A female albino formerly was an albiness (1808).