albino: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (al-bī'nō or, esp. Brit., -bē'-), [key]
— pl. -nos.
  1. a person with pale skin, light hair, pinkish eyes, and visual abnormalities resulting from a hereditary inability to produce the pigment melanin.
  2. an animal or plant with a marked deficiency in pigmentation.
  3. an embossed stamp accidentally left without ink.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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