• Definition for "platyrrhinian"
    • In zoology, platyrrhine, as a monkey.
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platyrrhinian definition

  • others:
    • In zoology, platyrrhine, as a monkey.
    • In anthropology, having wide flat nasal bones, as people, a people, or a skull.
  • noun:
    • A platyrrhinian animal, person, or skull.
    • hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having commonly divided nostrils and lengthy usually prehensile tails
  • adjective:
    • of or regarding New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or even individuals with broad noses
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