Definition of albino noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ælˈbiːnəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ælˈbaɪnoʊ//
(pl. albinos) Skin
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a person or an animal that is born with no pigment (= colour) in the hair or skin, which are white, or in the eyes, which are pink See related entries: Skin Word Originearly 18th cent.: from Portuguese (originally denoting albinos among African blacks) and Spanish, from albo (from Latin albus ‘white’) + the suffix -ino.

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