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  • noun Uncommon variant spelling of albinos Plural form of albino..

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Examples

  • These albinoes are, ipso facto, her priests and priestesses, and in old days an albino had only to name anywhere a person Aynfwa wished for, and that person was forthwith killed.

    Travels in West Africa

  • Their colour is light bronze, many of the men have beards, and albinoes are rare among them.

    Travels in West Africa

  • She is the goddess of all albinoes, who are said to be more frequent in occurrence round

    Travels in West Africa

  • It proceeds from the absence of the dark colouring matter, or pigment; there appears in this case, however, no difference of anatomical structure, the pigment being sometimes subsequently developed in persons who have been born albinoes.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844

  • When the caterpillars became moths, they made friends with the ever-increasing Oddities -- albinoes, mixed-leggers, single-eyed composites, faceless drones, halfqueens and laying sisters; and the ever-dwindling band of the old stock worked themselves bald and fray-winged to feed their queer charges.

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  • She is the goddess of all albinoes, who are said to be more frequent in occurrence round Moree than elsewhere.

    Travels in West Africa

  • These albinoes are, ipso facto, her priests and priestesses, and in old days an albino had only to name anywhere

    Travels in West Africa

  • Their colour is light bronze, many of the men have beards, and albinoes are rare among them.

    Travels in West Africa

  • Amongst the Apollonians albinoes are not uncommon; nor are the children put to death, as by the Ashantis.

    To The Gold Coast for Gold, Vol. II A Personal Narrative

  • These pretty rabbits are white, except their ears, nose, all four feet, and the upper side of tail, which are all brownish-black; but as they have red eyes, they may be considered as albinoes.

    The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I.

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