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xanthophyll +‎ -ous


xanthophyllous (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to xanthophyll.
    • 2003, Ludwik Frey, Problems of grass biology (page 203)
      The impact of xanthophyllous dyes on the overall colour of plants is negligible, as they occur in very small quantities.
    • 2008, Catherine A. Culver, ‎Ronald E. Wrolstad, ‎Color Quality of Fresh and Processed Foods (page 104)
      White and yellow flesh potato have xanthophyllous carotenoids. Yellow color intensity is a determinant of xanthophyll content up to a point.