Examples from the Web for melanesian
It was really a pretty face, viewed by any standard, and for a Melanesian it was a remarkably good-looking face.South Sea Tales|Jack London
I never have two days together which I can spend exclusively at Melanesian work.
A Melanesian takes the offertory bason, and they give or not as they please.
Separate groups of buildings, which once were filled with lads from different Melanesian isles—farm buildings, barns, &c.
Even superficial observation indicates that the natives range from strongly Melanesian to markedly Polynesian.A Racial Study of the Fijians|Norman E. Gabel