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Definition of Albino

Albino
Albino Al*bi"no (?; 277), n.; pl. Albinos. [Sp. or Pg. albino, orig. whitish, fr. albo white, L. albus.] A person, whether negro, Indian, or white, in whom by some defect of organization the substance which gives color to the skin, hair, and eyes is deficient or in a morbid state. An albino has a skin of a milky hue, with hair of the same color, and eyes with deep red pupil and pink or blue iris. The term is also used of the lower animals, as white mice, elephants, etc.; and of plants in a whitish condition from the absence of chlorophyll. --Amer. Cyc. Note: The term was originally applied by the Portuguese to negroes met with on the coast of Africa, who were mottled with white spots.

Meaning of Albino from wikipedia

- Examples of albino laboratory mammals Albinism is the "congenital absence of any pigmentation or coloration in a person, animal or plant, resulting in...
- cuticle. While an organism with complete absence of melanin is called an albino, an organism with only a diminished amount of melanin is described as leucistic...
- Paul I (Latin: Ioannes Paulus I; Italian: Giovanni Paolo I; born Albino Luciani [alˈbiːno luˈtʃaːni]; 17 October 1912 – 28 September 1978) was head of the...
- with albinism have been ****cuted, killed and dismembered, and graves of albinos dug up and desecrated. At the same time, people with albinism have also...
- Oliver Batali Albino (11 November 1935 – 4 January 2020), also sometimes referred to as Oliver Albino Batali, was a South Sudanese politician and civil...
- Albino Blacksheep is an animation website made in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that publishes member submitted digital media. Most of these are movies or games...
- people. This trend is sometimes referred to as the "evil albino" plot device. The "evil albino" stereotype or stock character is a villain in fiction who...
- An 'albino' redwood is a redwood tree which is unable to produce chlorophyll, and has white needles instead of the normal green. It survives by obtaining...
- An albino is an organism with the disorder albinism — the congenital lack of normal pigmentation. Albino may also refer to: Albino (name) White people...
- Albino Alligator is a 1996 American crime thriller film. The directorial debut of Kevin Spacey as well as the screenwriting debut of Christian Forte, it...
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