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melag-chroos, on, contr. melag-chrous, oun, heterocl. nom. pl. melanchroes Hdt.2.104:—
black-skinned, swarthy, of sunburnt persons, Hp.Epid.6.2.19, PPetr.3pp.1,19 (iii B. C.), Plu.Arat.20, etc.; m. kossuphos Numen. ap. Ath.7.315b:—
also melanchroiês, es, of a hero's complexion, Od.16.175; melanchros, on, as pr. n., Alc.21; melanchrôs, ôtos, ho, hê, E.Or.321 (lyr.), Hec.1106 (lyr., v.l. melano-), Pl.Phdr.253e, PPetr.3p.19,al. (iii B. C.), etc.:—
Com. melanchrês, es, Cratin.425, Eup.430, Antiph.135, Men.974, Anon.Iamb. in Gerhard Phoinix p.7, also PCair.Zen.76.9 (iii B. C.); m. maza Polioch.2.2.