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- proper noun A division of the human population having fair skin and wavy blond hair.
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New Latin, coined by T.H. Huxley, from Ancient Greek ξανθός (xanthos, "fair", "yellow", "golden", "blond") + χρώς (chros, "skin").
Xanthochroi, or fair whites, among whom are comprised most of the inhabitants of Northern Europe.