Xanthochroi

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin, coined by T.H. Huxley, from Ancient Greek ξανθός (ksanthós, fair", "yellow", "golden", "blond) + χρώς (khrṓs, skin).

Proper noun[edit]

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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