melanous

[ mel-uh-nuh s ]
/ ˈmɛl ə nəs /

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. melanotic carcinoma,
  2. melanotic neuroectodermal tumor,
  3. melanotic whitlow,
  4. melanotroph,
  5. melanotropin,
  6. melanuria,
  7. melanuric,
  8. melaphyre,
  9. melasma,
  10. melasma universale

Related formsmel·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 Formsmelanosity (ˌmɛləˈnɒsɪtɪ), noun

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