Definition of Xanthous

1. Adjective. Of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk.

Exact synonyms: Yellow, Yellowish
Similar to: Chromatic
Derivative terms: Yellow, Yellowness



Definition of Xanthous

1. a. Yellow; specifically (Ethnol.), of or pertaining to those races of man which have yellowish, red, auburn, or brown hair.

2. a. Yellow; specifically (Ethnol.), of or pertaining to those races of man which have yellowish, red, auburn, or brown hair.

Definition of Xanthous

1. Adjective. Yellow-brown; yolk-colored. ¹

2. Adjective. (archaic ethnology) Pertaining to people with yellowish, red, auburn, or brown hair. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Xanthous

1. yellow [adj] - See also: yellow

Medical Definition of Xanthous

1. Yellow; specifically, of or pertaining to those races of man which have yellowish, red, auburn, or brown hair. Origin: Gr. Xanqos = yellow. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Xanthous

xanthopuccine
xanthorhamnin
xanthorhiza
xanthorhoea
xanthorin
xanthorrhoea
xanthorrhoeas
xanthose
xanthoses
xanthosine
xanthosine 5'-monophosphate
xanthosine 5'-triphosphate
xanthosine phosphorylase
xanthosis
xanthous (current term)
xanthoxenite
xanthoxenites
xanthoxylene
xanthoxylum
xanthurenic acid
xanthurenic acid-UDP-glucosyltransferase
xanthuria
xanthyl
xanthylic
xanthylic acid
xantifibrate
xantinol nicotinate
xantocillin
xantopurpurin

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