Platyrhine
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]

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  • platyrhine — plat·y·rhine || plætɪraɪn adj. having a flat nose, having a flat snout …   English contemporary dictionary

  • platyrhine — adjective of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses • Syn: ↑platyrrhine, ↑platyrrhinian, ↑platyrhinian, ↑platyrrhinic, ↑broadnosed • Ant: ↑catarrhine (for …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mesorhine — Mes o*rhine, a. [Meso + Gr. ?, ?, the nose.] (Anat.) Having the nose of medium width; between leptorhine and platyrhine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • broadnosed — adjective of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses • Syn: ↑platyrrhine, ↑platyrrhinian, ↑platyrhine, ↑platyrhinian, ↑platyrrhinic • Ant: ↑catarrhine (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • platyrhinian — adjective of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses • Syn: ↑platyrrhine, ↑platyrrhinian, ↑platyrhine, ↑platyrrhinic, ↑broadnosed • Ant: ↑catarrhine (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • platyrrhinian — I noun hairy faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails • Syn: ↑New World monkey, ↑platyrrhine • Derivationally related forms: ↑platyrrhinian (for: ↑platyrrhine), ↑platyrhinian …   Useful english dictionary

  • platyrrhinic — adjective of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses • Syn: ↑platyrrhine, ↑platyrrhinian, ↑platyrhine, ↑platyrhinian, ↑broadnosed • Ant: ↑catarrhine (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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