platyrrhine definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or designating the New World monkeys, distinguished through the old-world monkeys by extensively separated nostrils that generally speaking available to the side.
    • Having an easy flat-nose.
    • Having an easy, flat nose
    • of or about "" new world "" monkeys having nostrils far apart or even to people with broad noses
  • noun:
    • A platyrrhine monkey.
    • Any New World monkey regarding the Platyrrhini
    • A platyrrhine monkey.
    • hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having commonly separated nostrils and lengthy generally prehensile tails
  • others:
    • Broad-nosed, as any American monkey; of the Platyrrhini.
    • In craniometry, having an appartment nose; having a nasal index of from 51.1 (Frankfort contract) or 53 (Broca) to 58.

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