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al·bi·no

 (ăl-bī′nō)
n. pl. al·bi·nos
An individual with albinism.

[Ultimately (perhaps via Portuguese) from Spanish, from albo, white, from Latin albus; see albho- in Indo-European roots.]

al·bi′no adj.

albino

(ælˈbiːnəʊ)
n, pl -nos
1. (Pathology) a person with congenital absence of pigmentation in the skin, eyes, and hair
2. (Biology) any animal or plant that is deficient in pigment
[C18: via Portuguese from Spanish, from albo white, from Latin albus]
albinic, ˌalbinˈistic adj
albinism n
albinotic adj

al•bi•no

(ælˈbaɪ noʊ; esp. Brit. -ˈbi-)

n., pl. -nos.
1. a person with pale skin, white hair, pinkish eyes, and visual abnormalities resulting from a hereditary inability to produce the pigment melanin.
2. an animal or plant with a marked deficiency in pigmentation.
[1770–80; < Portuguese, =alb(o) white (< Latin albus) + -ino -ine2]
al•bin′ic (-ˈbɪn ɪk) al•bi•nal (ˈæl bə nl) adj.

al·bi·no

(ăl-bī′nō)
A person or animal born without normal coloring as a result of an inherited inability to produce melanin. Mammals that are albinos have white hair, pale skin, and usually pinkish eyes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.albino - a person with congenital albinism: white hair and milky skin; eyes are usually pink
unusual person, anomaly - a person who is unusual
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albino

[ælˈbiːnəʊ]
A. ADJalbino
B. Nalbino/a m/f

albino

[ælˈbiːnəʊ]
n (= person, animal) → albinos mf
adj [person, animal] → albinos inv

albino

nAlbino m
adjAlbino-; albino rabbitAlbinokaninchen nt

albino

[ælˈbiːnəʊ] adj & nalbino/a

al·bi·no

n. albino-a, persona afectada por albinismo.

albino

adj albino; n (pl -nos) albino -na mf
References in classic literature ?
What is it that in the Albino man so peculiarly repels and often shocks the eye, as that sometimes he is loathed by his own kith and kin
One albino, for instance, divided the number of pounds of honey in stock by the number of bees in the Hive, and proved that if every bee only gathered honey for seven and three quarter minutes a day, she would have the rest of the time to herself, and could accompany the drones on their mating flights.
He was, to my surprise, no Indian, but a white man; indeed, I may say a very white man, for he was flaxen-haired and had some characteristics of an albino.
A white ass, but not an albino, has been described without either spinal or shoulder-stripe; and these stripes are sometimes very obscure, or actually quite lost, in dark-coloured asses.
12] A Gucho assured me that he had once seen a snow-white or Albino variety, and that it was a most beautiful bird.
Certainly Albinos, who seemed to have rabbits' eyes by day, had cats' eyes at night: everybody knew that
The iris of the eyes is blood red, as in Albinos, while the pupil is dark.
Its face was of the ashen hue of a fresh corpse, while the white hair and pink eyes denoted the absence of pigment; a characteristic of albinos.
But the man who wishes to study the active habits of the feline race, or the variety, albinos, must, indeed, be stirring at this hour.
The endnotes include resources to find out more about the issues raised in Golden Boy, along with a glossary of Kiswahili words, and a note from the author about the disturbing practice of albino poaching.
VISITORS to Draycote Water near Rugby could catch a fleeting glimpse of a ghostly white creature this Halloween - an incredibly rare albino squirrel which has taken up residence at the Severn Trent Water reservoir.
A MERSEYSIDE dad-of-three has won a place in the record books after reeling in a whopping 8ft long albino catfish in Spain.