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Webster 1913 Edition


Xanthochroi


Xan-thoch′ro-i

,
Noun.
pl.
[NL. See
Xanthochroic
.]
(Ethnol.)
A division of the Caucasian races, comprising the lighter-colored members.
The
Xanthochroi
, or fair whites, . . . are the prevalent inhabitants of Northern Europe, and the type may be traced into North Africa, and eastward as far as Hindostan.
Tylor.

Definition 2021


Xanthochroi

Xanthochroi

See also: xanthochroi

English

Proper noun

Xanthochroi

  1. A division of the human population having fair skin and wavy blond hair.
    • 1865, Thomas H. Huxley, On the Methods and Results of Ethnology:
      The furthermost limit of the Xanthochroi north-westward is Iceland and the British Isles

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xanthochroi

xanthochroi

See also: Xanthochroi

English

Noun

xanthochroi pl (plural only)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Xanthochroi