Melanism is an anomaly, the exact contrary of the preceding.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
They bore the arms of Jenkin ap Phillip of St. Melans, who traced his descent from 'Guaith Voeth,' Lord of Cardigan.
"Heroes of the Telegraph" by J. Munro
West street bridge, the first below the falls, was a Melan concrete, steel-arch structure, built in 1897, and costing $65,000.
"The Passaic Flood of 1903" by Marshall Ora Leighton
Melanic: with a blackish suffusion.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The Melanic race have a much stronger propensity to indulge in the intemperate use of ardent spirits than white people.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
Very quiet, they're telling, and a bit melan-choly.
"Carnival" by Compton Mackenzie
I do not know of a case of melanism.
"The Badger" by Alfred E. Pease
Only one case of melanism was observed among all the specimens of both species examined.
"Speciation and Evolution of the Pygmy Mice, Genus Baiomys" by Robert L. Packard
It is blackish in colour, but is not a melanic variety of the last.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard