a.1.Growing or becoming white.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Hundreds of the composite progeny are daily crossing the color line and carrying as much of the despised blood as an albicant skin can conceal without betrayal ....
Neque jam stabulis gaudet pecus, aut arator igne, Nee prata canis albicant pruinis; Jam Cytherea choros ducit Venus imminente luna.