What does melanic mean?

Definitions for melanicməˈlæn ɪk

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  1. melanic(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or exhibiting melanism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Melanic(adj)


  2. Melanic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the black-haired races

  3. Origin: [Gr. me`las, -anos, black.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Melanic

    me-lan′ik, adj. black.—n. Mel′anism, an undue development of colouring matter in the skin and its appendages.—adj. Melanis′tic.—n. Mel′anite, a deep-black variety of garnet.—adjs. Melanochrō′ic, Melanoch′rōous, dark-coloured; Mel′anoid, dark-looking.—n. Melanō′sis, an abnormal deposition of pigmentary matter in such organs as the spleen, liver, &c.: the condition of the system associated with such, black degeneration.—adjs. Melanot′ic; Mel′anous, dark-complexioned.—n. Melanū′ria, the presence of a dark pigment in the urine.—adj. Melanū′ric.—ns. Mel′aphyre, a pre-Tertiary basalt, usually altered; Melas′ma, a skin disease showing dark discolouration in spots.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of melanic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of melanic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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