platyrhine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj platyrhine of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Platyrhine (Anat) Having the nose broad; -- opposed to leptorhine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • platyrhine etc. See platyrrhine, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Platyrhine plat′i-rin broad-nosed
    • n Platyrhine a platyrhine monkey
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Platy, + Gr. , , nose

Usage

In literature:

The Catarhine and Platyrhine monkeys agree in a multitude of characters, as is shewn by their unquestionably belonging to one and the same Order.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition)" by Charles Darwin
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