xanthous

[ zan-thuh s ]
/ ˈzæn θəs /

adjective

Origin of xanthous

1820–30; < Greek xanth(ós) yellow + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for xanthous

xanthous

/ (ˈzænθəs) /

adjective

of, relating to, or designating races with yellowish hair and a light complexion
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