platyrrhinian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj platyrrhinian of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
    • n platyrrhinian hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • platyrrhinian In zoology, platyrrhine, as a monkey.
    • platyrrhinian In anthropology, having broad flat nasal bones, as a person, a people, or a skull.
    • n platyrrhinian A platyrrhinian animal, person, or skull.
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