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melanic

[ muh-lan-ik ]
/ məˈlæn ɪk /
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adjective
Pathology. melanotic.
of or relating to melanism.
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Origin of melanic

First recorded in 1815–25; melan- + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for melanic

melanic
/ (məˈlænɪk) /

adjective
relating to melanism or melanosis
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Medical definitions for melanic

melanic
[ mə-lănĭk ]

adj.
Of, relating to, or exhibiting melanism.
Of, relating to, or affected with melanosis; melanotic.
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