Melanochroi


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Melanochroi

(ˌmɛləˈnɒkrəʊˌaɪ)
pl n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a postulated subdivision of the Caucasoid race, characterized by dark hair and pale complexion
2. (Peoples) a postulated subdivision of the Caucasoid race, characterized by dark hair and pale complexion
[C19: New Latin (coined by T. H. Huxley), from Greek, from melas dark + ōchros pale]
Melanochroid, melanochroic adj
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