Definitions for melanistic
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mel•a•nismˈmɛl əˌnɪz əm(n.)
dark pigmentation, as of the skin, hair, or fur, due to a high concentration of melanin granules.
Category: Physical Anthropology, Zoology
an unusually high concentration of melanin in the skin, plumage, or pelage of an animal.
Origin of melanism:
Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting melanism
affected with melanism; of the nature of melanism
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