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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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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
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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.
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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.
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A. ADJ → albino
B. N → albino/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Albino m
adj → Albino-; albino rabbit → Albinokaninchen nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
albino[ælˈbiːnəʊ] adj & n → albino/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. albino-a, persona afectada por albinismo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
albinoadj albino; n (pl -nos) albino -na mf
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.