melan-


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melan-

pref.
Variant of melano-.
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melan-

prefix
(Colours) (before a vowel) same as melano-
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melan-

var. of melano-: melancholy.
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Come the end of the vacation and there'll have been a failed suicide, various cases of mistaken identity, an unexpected coupling and a lot of dawning self-awareness as the comedy gives way to more muted melan- choly.