skin color

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Noun1.skin color - the coloring of a person's faceskin color - the coloring of a person's face  
color, coloring, colouring, colour - a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
blondness, paleness, fairness - the property of having a naturally light complexion
ruddiness, rosiness - a healthy reddish complexion
achromasia, lividness, paleness, pallidness, pallor, wanness, luridness, lividity - unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
sallowness - a sickly yellowish skin color
tawniness - the quality or state of being the color of tanned leather; "the tawniness of his complexion"
swarthiness, duskiness, darkness - a swarthy complexion
whiteness - lightness or fairness of complexion; "only the whiteness of her cheeks gave any indication of the stress from which she was suffering"
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It was a profoundly enlightening moment as they sat silent and open-eyed, hearing for the first time about natural selection, DNA, genes and the evolutionary changes in human skin color as blacks left Africa to colonize the rest of the world.
Dietary Carotenoids Contribute to Normal Human Skin Color and UV Photosensitivity," J.