Leiotrichi
Leiotrichi Lei*ot"ri*chi (-k[imac]), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. lei^os smooth + qri`x, tricho`s, hair.] (Anthropol.) The division of mankind which embraces the smooth-haired races. [1913 Webster]

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  • Leiotrichi — In anthropology, leiotrichi describes the races of people distinguished by their smooth hair. Races with hair that is not smooth were termed ulotrichi …   Wikipedia

  • LEIOTRICHI —    a primitive race of people distinguished by their smooth hair …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • leiotrichi — lei·ot·ri·chi …   English syllables

  • leiotrichi — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leiotrichan — Lei*ot ri*chan (l[ i]*[o^]t r[i^]*kan), a. Of or pertaining to the Leiotrichi. n. One of the Leiotrichi. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leiotrichous — Lei*ot ri*chous ( k[u^]s), a. [See {Leiotrichi}.] (Anthropol.) Having smooth, or nearly smooth, hair. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ulotrichi — U*lot ri*chi, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, woolly haired; ? woolly + ?, ?, hair.] (Anthropol.) The division of mankind which embraces the races having woolly or crispy hair. Cf. {Leiotrichi}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 直发人 — zhífàrén [leiotrichi] 人类的一个分支, 头发直而光滑 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • lissotrichi — liˈsä.trəˌchī Etymology: New Latin, from liss + trichi synonym of leiotrichi …   Useful english dictionary

  • -trichi — trəˌkī noun plural combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek trich , thrix hair : persons having (such) hair leiotrichi …   Useful english dictionary

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