Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Melanism (Page: 910)

Mel"a*nism (?), n. [Gr. , , black.]

1. An indue development of dark-colored pigment in the skin or its appendages; -- the opposite of albinism.

2. (Med.) A disease; black jaundice. See Melna.


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