Definition of melanochroic in English:

melanochroic

adjective

Anthropology
rare, historical
  • 1Relating to or resembling the Melanochroi.

  • 2Entomology. Partly melanic.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science. From Melanochroi + -ic.

Pronunciation

melanochroic

/mɛləˈnɒkrəʊɪk/