Xanthochroi definition

Xanthochroi





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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Xanthochroi \Xan*thoch"ro*i\, n. pl. [NL. See {Xanthochroic}.]
     (Ethnol.)
     A division of the Caucasian races, comprising the
     lighter-colored members.
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           The Xanthochroi, or fair whites, . . . are the
           prevalent inhabitants of Northern Europe, and the type
           may be traced into North Africa, and eastward as far as
           Hindostan.                               --Tylor.
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