Leptorhine
Leptorhine Lep"to*rhine (l[e^]p"t[-o]*r[imac]n or *r[i^]n), a. [Gr. lepto`s small + "ri`s, "rino`s, the nose.] (Anat.) Having the nose narrow; -- said especially of the skull. Opposed to {platyrhine}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Platyrhine — Plat y*rhine, a. [Platy + Gr. ?, ?, nose.] (Anat.) Having the nose broad; opposed to {leptorhine}. n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Platyrhini. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leptorrhine — adjective having a long narrow nose • Syn: ↑leptorhine, ↑leptorrhinian, ↑leptorrhinic • Ant: ↑catarrhine, ↑platyrrhine * * * lepˈtorrhine adjective (Gr rhīs, rhīnos nose) narrow nosed …   Useful english dictionary

  • leptorrhinian — adjective having a long narrow nose • Syn: ↑leptorrhine, ↑leptorhine, ↑leptorrhinic • Ant: ↑catarrhine (for: ↑leptorrhine), ↑platyrrhine ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • leptorrhinic — adjective having a long narrow nose • Syn: ↑leptorrhine, ↑leptorhine, ↑leptorrhinian • Ant: ↑catarrhine (for: ↑leptorrhine), ↑platyrrhine ( …   Useful english dictionary

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