Definition of Melanics
1. melanic [n] - See also: melanic
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melanics
Literary usage of Melanics
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Problems of Genetics by William Bateson (1913)
"... is in the manufacturing districts of Lancashire and Yorkshire, and again in the London area that the melanics have attained their greatest development. ..."
2. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"... unlike most melanics on first appearance, was homozygous [though dark intermedia individuals are as black as ..."
3. Contributions to Geology by Isaac Lea (1833)
"The reflected margin, which is disposed to be effuse, has at the base some similarity to the melanics, and therefore cannot be placed in the genus Turbo. ..."