/ (ˈzænθəʊˌkrɔɪd) /
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rare of, relating to, or designating races having light-coloured hair and a pale complexion
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Word Origin for xanthochroid
C19: New Latin xanthochroi, from xantho- + Greek ōkhros pale
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Medical definitions for xanthochroid
[ zăn′thə-kroid′ ]
Having a light complexion and light hair.
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