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Etymology

Middle English < Old English hwīt.

Adjective

white (comparative whit, superlative er)

Positive
white

Comparative
whit

Superlative
er

  1. Bright and colourless; reflecting equal quantities of all frequencies of visible light.
  2. Of Caucasian race.

Antonyms

  • (bright and colourless): black

Translations

Noun

Singular
white

Plural
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  1. (color) The color/colour of snow or milk; the colour of light containing equal amounts of all visible wavelengths.
  2. A Caucasian person.
  3. A European person.
  4. (slang) Street name for cocaine.
  5. The albumen of bird eggs (egg white).
  6. (anatomy) The sclera, white of the eye.
  7. A common name for the Pieris genus of butterflies.
  8. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The cue ball in cue games.

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