from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Yellow: xanthine.
- Xanthic acid: xanthate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- derivative of xanthic acid
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A combining form from Gr. xanqo`s yellow; as in xanthocobaltic salts. Used also adjectively in chemistry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of brachyurous crustaceans, of the family Cancridæ, with numerous species. Also Xanthus.
Greek, yellow, from xanthos.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek ξανθός (ksanthos, "yellow"). (Wiktionary)