tools and articles for letters and words

xanthic

Word Games

GameLettersLengthPoints
Scrabble ®
(TWL, CSW12, CSW15)
X8A1N1T1H4I1C3719
Word Chums ®X10A1N2T1H4I1C6725
WordFeud ®
(TWL, SOWPODS)
X8A1N1T1H4I1C4720
WordsWithFriends ®X8A1N2T1H3I1C4720

Word Lists

,

Letters of XANTHIC

consonantsc, h, n, t, x
vowelsa, i
alphagramachintx

Thesaurus

Meaning of XANTHIC

\Xan"thic\, a. [Gr. xanqo`s yellow: cf. F. xanthique.]

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. (Chem.)

(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} (Chem.), 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} (Bot.), those colors (of flowers) having

some tinge of yellow; -- opposed to {cyanic colors}. See

under {Cyanic}.