a person with congenital albinism: white hair and milky skin; eyes are usually pink
person or animal congenitally lacking melanin pigmentation in the skin, eyes, and hair or feathers (or more rarely only in the eyes); one born with albinism
congenitally lacking melanin pigmentation in the skin, eyes, and hair or feathers (or more rarely only in the eyes); born with albinism
Origin: albino, diminutive of albo, from albus.
a person, whether negro, Indian, or white, in whom by some defect of organization the substance which gives color to the skin, hair, and eyes is deficient or in a morbid state. An albino has a skin of a milky hue, with hair of the same color, and eyes with deep red pupil and pink or blue iris. The term is also used of the lower animals, as white mice, elephants, etc.; and of plants in a whitish condition from the absence of chlorophyll
Origin: [Sp. or Pg. albino, orig. whitish, fr. albo white, L. albus.]
Albino is a comune in the province of Bergamo, in Lombardy, northern Italy. It is located north of Bergamo and is situated in the Seriana valley. The population continues to increase.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
al-bī′no, n. a human being or animal whose skin and hair are abnormally white, and the pupil of the eye of pink colour:—fem. Albī′ness:—pl. Albī′nos.—n. Al′binism, state or condition of being an albino. [Sp. albino, whitish—L. albus, white.]
The numerical value of albino in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of albino in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We met an albino child whose parents didn't know that their child needed to protect himself against the sun.
I feel like people with the skin condition that I have have been classified as ... the butt of a joke or the scary albino.
There's absolutely no political will among leaders to end these macabre killings ... what is so special with these (traditional) healers to the extent that our leaders ignore albino killings? albinism is not a disease. People must understand albinos are normal people like everyone else and the government has a role to play to ensure this education reaches many people since most of the killings involve members of the family.
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- albíCatalan, Valencian
- albino, albinaEsperanto
- albina, albinoSpanish
- アルビノ, 白子Japanese
- albino, albinaPortuguese
- альбиноска, альбиносRussian
- albino, албиноSerbo-Croatian
- anak-araw, sarkaTagalog
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