melanous

[ mel-uh-nuh s ]
/ ˈmɛl ə nəs /

adjective

having a dark, swarthy complexion and dark-colored hair.

Related forms

mel·a·nos·i·ty [mel-uh-nos-i-tee] /ˌmɛl əˈnɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for melanous

melanous

/ (ˈmɛlənəs) /

adjective

having a dark complexion and black hair

Derived Forms

melanosity (ˌmɛləˈnɒsɪtɪ), noun
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