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Webster

English Word:

xanthic


English Pronunciation:

xan•thic


Adjective:


⇨Etymology

(Greek) xanqo`s yellow: confer (French) xanthique.


⇨Definition

1. Tending toward a yellow color, or to one of those colors, green being excepted, in which yellow is a constituent, as scarlet, orange, etc.

2. (Chemistry) (a) Possessing, imparting, or producing a yellow color; as, xanthic acid. (b) Of or pertaining to xanthic acid, or its compounds; xanthogenic. (c) Of or pertaining to xanthin.

Xanthic acid (Chemistry), a heavy, astringent, colorless oil, C2H5O.CS.SH, having a pungent odor. It is produced by leading carbon disulphide into a hot alcoholic solution of potassium hydroxide. So called from the yellow color of many of its salts. Called also xanthogenic acid. -- Xanthic colors (Botanical), those colors (of flowers) having some tinge of yellow; -- opposed to cyanic colors. See Cyanic.



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Wiktionary

Adjective:

Adjective xanthic (not comparable) Of a yellowish colour.


Reference:

xanthic

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Similar Words:

Other words similar to xanthic can be found below:

1.Xan
2.Xanadu
3.Xanax
4.Xancidae
5.Xander
6.Xandra
7.xanomeline
8.xanorphica
9.xanoxic acid
10.xanthamide
11.xanthan
12.xanthan gum
13.xanthate
14.xanthation
15.Xanthe
16.xanthein
17.xanthelasma
18.xanthemia
19.xanthene
20.xanthene dye
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