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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of brachyurous crustaceans, of the family Cancridæ, with numerous species. Also Xanthus.

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.

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  • prefix yellow
  • prefix chemistry derivative of xanthic acid

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ξανθός (ksanthos, "yellow").

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