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2 definitions found
 for xanthous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Xanthous \Xan"thous\, a. [Gr. xanqo`s yellow.]
     Yellow; specifically (Ethnol.), of or pertaining to those
     races of man which have yellowish, red, auburn, or brown
     hair.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  xanthous
      adj 1: of the color intermediate between green and orange in the
             color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an
             egg yolk [syn: yellow, yellowish, xanthous]

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