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al·bi·no

 (ăl-bī′nō)
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.]

al·bi′no adj.
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albino

(ælˈbiːnəʊ)
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
albinism n
albinotic 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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al·bi·no

(ăl-bī′nō)
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.albino - a person with congenital albinism: white hair and milky skin; eyes are usually pink
unusual person, anomaly - a person who is unusual
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Translations
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albino

[ælˈbiːnəʊ]
A. ADJalbino
B. Nalbino/a m/f
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albino

[ælˈbiːnəʊ]
n (= person, animal) → albinos mf
adj [person, animal] → albinos inv
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albino

nAlbino m
adjAlbino-; albino rabbitAlbinokaninchen nt
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albino

[ælˈbiːnəʊ] adj & nalbino/a
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al·bi·no

n. albino-a, persona afectada por albinismo.
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albino

adj albino; n (pl -nos) albino -na mf
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References in periodicals archive ?
"The discoloration is just a lack of pigment, melanin in her skin and her hair follicles, but they have a brown nose and brown eyes, so they are not a true albino," says Wendy Russeff, Randall Oaks Park & Zoo division manager.
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wrote about the rare sighting at the time and also&nbsp;clarified the differences between an albino and a piebald deer.&nbsp;The signs of a true albino are pink eyes, a pink nose, and pink hooves.
* Deer biologists report one fawn in every 20,000 to 30,000 annual births is a true albino; some all-white animals are not really albinos, having dark eyes and other characteristics of typical deer.
However, the presence of dark caudal rings and otherwise ivory coat suggested a leucistic specimen rather than a true albino.