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melanoderm

[ muh-lan-uh-durm, mel-uh-nuh- ]
/ məˈlæn əˌdɜrm, ˈmɛl ə nə- /
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noun

a person with dark pigmentation of the skin.

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Origin of melanoderm

First recorded in 1920–25; melano- + -derm
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