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]

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  • Ulotrĭchi — (gr.), kraushaarige Menschen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ulotrichi — noun human races that have crisp or woolly hair …   Wiktionary

  • ULOTRICHI —    name given to the races that have crisp or woolly hair …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • u|lot|ri|chous — «yoo LOT ruh kuhs», adjective. having woolly or kinky hair. ╂[< New Latin Ulotrichi (see etym. under Ulotrichi (Cf. ↑Ulotrichi)) + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ulotrichan — U*lot ri*chan, a. (Anthropol.) Of or pertaining to the Ulotrichi. n. One of the Ulotrichi. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ulotrichan — adj. & n. adj. (also ulotrichous) having tightly curled hair, esp. denoting a human type. n. a person having such hair. Etymology: mod.L Ulotrichi f. Gk oulos woolly, crisp + thrix trikhos hair * * *  ̷ ̷ˈlä.trə̇kən adjective Etymology: New Latin …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • ulotrico — pl.m. ulotrichi sing.f. ulotrica pl.f. ulotriche …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • ulotrichous — rə̇kəs adjective Etymology: New Latin Ulotrichi (plural) division of mankind having crisp or woolly hair (from Greek oulotrich , oulothrix having curly or woolly hair, from oulos curly, woolly + trich , thrix hair) + English ous; akin to Greek… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ulotrichy — kē noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin Ulotrichi + English y : the condition of having woolly or crisp hair * * * ulotˈrichy / ki/ noun Woolly hairedness • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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