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  1. yellow, yellowish, xanthous(adj)

    of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk

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  1. xanthous(Adjective)

    Yellow-brown; yolk-colored.

  2. xanthous(Adjective)

    Pertaining to people with yellowish, red, auburn, or brown hair.

  3. Origin: From ξανθός.

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  1. Xanthous(adj)

    yellow; specifically (Ethnol.), of or pertaining to those races of man which have yellowish, red, auburn, or brown hair

  2. Origin: [Gr. xanqo`s yellow.]

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