Congenitally lacking melanin pigmentation in the skin, eyes, and hair or feathers (more rarely only in the eyes); born with albinism.
Other Word Forms of Albino
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”).
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