Leucous Leu"cous (l[=u]"k[u^]s), a. [Gr. leyko`s.] White; -- applied to albinos, from the whiteness of their skin and hair. [1913 Webster]

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  • xanthous — adjective /ˈzæn.θəs/ a) Yellow brown; yolk colored. Absorbent fatty xanthous histiocytes and xanthous granulations are observed in the marginal area of necrosis of the fatty tissue... b) Pertaining to people with skin and hair that is lighter… …   Wiktionary

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