Pertaining to people or races with light hair and pale complexions.
Origin of xanthochroic
Modern Latin Xanthochroi, apparently based on xantho- + Greek ωχρος ‘pale’.
Xanthochroic Sentence Examples
Next in numerical importance to the Mongolians are the races which have been called by Professor Huxley Melanochroic and Xanthochroic. The former includes the dark-haired people of southern Europe, and extends over North Africa, Asia Minor, Syria to south-western Asia, and through Arabia and Persia to India.
He distinguishes four principal types of mankind, the Australioid, Negroid, Mongoloid and Xanthochroic (" fair whites "), adding a fifth variety, the Melanochroic (" dark whites ").