Webster 1913 Edition
ξανθόσyellow: cf. F.
Tending toward a yellow color, or to one of those colors, green being excepted, in which yellow is a constituent, as scarlet, orange, etc.
Possessing, imparting, or producing a yellow color;
Of or pertaining to xanthic acid, or its compounds; xanthogenic.
Of or pertaining to xanthin.
a heavy, astringent, colorless oil,–
C2H5O.CS.SH, having a pungent odor. It is produced by leading carbon disulphide into a hot alcoholic solution of potassium hydroxide. So called from the yellow color of many of its salts. Called also
those colors (of flowers) having some tinge of yellow; – opposed to
cyanic colors. See under