Sentence Examples with the word melanism

These are met with chiefly in southern Asia; melanism among African leopards 1 The name (Late Lat.

In one direction the tabby shows a tendency to melanism which culminates in complete blackness, while in the other direction there is an equally marked tendency to albinism; grey cats, which may be regarded as tabbies whose stri p es have disappeared, forming the connecting link between the tabby and the white cat.