from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a light complexion and light hair.
- n. A person having a light complexion and light hair.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to the Xanthochroi; having fair hair and a pale complexion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a yellowish or fair complexion.
New Latin Xanthōchroi, yellow-haired, fair-skinned people (a subdivision in a classification of varieties of humans by Thomas H. Huxley : Greek xantho-, xantho- + Greek ōkhroi, pl. of ōkhros, pale) + -oid.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Xanthochroi. (Wiktionary)
The suggestion that xanthochroid Aryans were "bleached" by exposure during the glacial period, does not agree with Wallace's doctrine concerning the coloration of Arctic animals.