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1. A combining form or prefix meaning white, colourless.

2. <chemistry> Denoting an extensive series of colourless organic compounds, obtained by reduction from certain other coloured compounds; as, leucaniline, leucaurin, etc.

Origin: Gr. White.

(29 Oct 1998)

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