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
pigmentgiving the black color to the feathers of many birds.
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zoo- + melanin
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