Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A black pigment derived from the feathers of some birds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol. Chem.) A pigment giving the black color to the feathers of many birds.

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  • noun physiological chemistry A pigment giving the black color to the feathers of many birds.

Etymologies

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zoo- +‎ melanin

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