melanic
I. adjective Date: 1826 1. melanotic 2. affected with, causing, or characterized by melanism II. noun Date: 1920 a melanic individual

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • melanic — MELÁNIC, Ă, melanici, ce, adj. Care conţine melanină. – Din fr. mélanique. Trimis de cornel, 31.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  melánic adj. m., pl. melánici; f. sg. melánică, pl. melánice …   Dicționar Român

  • Melanic — Me*lan ic, a. [Gr. me las, anos, black.] 1. Melanotic. [1913 Webster] 2. (Ethnol.) Of or pertaining to the black haired races. Prichard. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • melanic — [mə lan′ik] adj. of, characteristic of, or having melanism or melanosis …   English World dictionary

  • melanic — me·lan·ic mə lan ik adj 1) MELANOTIC 2) affected with or characterized by melanism melanic n a melanic individual …   Medical dictionary

  • melanic — /meuh lan ik/, adj. 1. Pathol. melanotic. 2. of or pertaining to melanism. [1815 25; MELAN + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • melanic — adjective Of, relating to, or exhibiting melanism …   Wiktionary

  • melanic — black; very dark Colour Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • melanic — mÉ™ lænɪk adj. of or pertaining to melanism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • melanic — me·lan·ic …   English syllables

  • melanic — me•lan•ic [[t]məˈlæn ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) pat melanotic 2) pan of or pertaining to melanism • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

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