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Friday, January 02, 2009

Definitions for xanthous

  1. yellow; yellowish

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Citations for xanthous
King Elvis, who is not quite alert today, bares his rockin' soul on "Geraldo," yelling Michael Jackson's very unique, xanthous features complement zany daughter LisaMarie Presley. , The Atlantic
Origin of xanthous
1820-1830
by 1829, from Greek xanthos "yellow," of unknown origin. Prefix form xantho- is used in many scientific words.