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blond / bländ/ • adj. (of hair) fair or pale yellow: short-cropped blond hair her hair was dyed blond. ∎  (of a person) having hair of a fair or pale yellow color: a slim blond woman. ∎  (of wood and other substances) light in color or tone: a New York office full of blond wood. • n. a person with fair hair and skin. DERIVATIVES: blond·ish adj. blond·ness n.

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blond XV. — (O)F. blond, fem. blonde :- medL. blundus, blondus yellow, perh. of Gmc. orig.

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