Albino Definition

ăl-bīnō
albinos
noun
A person whose skin, hair, and eyes lack normal coloration because of genetic factors: albinos have a white skin, whitish hair, and pink eyes.
Webster's New World
Any animal or plant abnormally lacking in color.
Webster's New World
An individual with albinism.
American Heritage Medicine
adjective

Congenitally lacking melanin pigmentation in the skin, eyes, and hair or feathers (more rarely only in the eyes); born with albinism.

Wiktionary
Designating or of such a person, animal, or plant.
An albino monkey.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
albinisticalbinicalbinal
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Other Word Forms of Albino

Noun

Singular:
albino
Plural:
albinos

Origin of Albino

  • Ultimately (perhaps via Portuguese) from Spanish from albo white from Latin albus albho- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Portuguese albino, diminutive of albo, from Latin albus (“white”).

    From Wiktionary

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