Definition of Platyrhinian

1. Adjective. Of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Platyrhinian

platypi
platypnea
platypneas
platypod
platypoda
platypodes
platyptera
platypus
platypusaries
platypusary
platypuses
platypussaries
platypussary
platyrhine
platyrhini
platyrhinian (current term)
platyrrhine
platyrrhines
platyrrhinian
platyrrhinic
platyrrhiny
platys
platysma
platysmas
platysmata
platyspondylia
platystencephaly
plaud
plauded
plauding

Literary usage of Platyrhinian

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1. The Races of Man: An Outline of Anthropology and Ethnography by Joseph Deniker (1900)
"In it two sub-races may be distinguished: a platyrhinian one, with broad fiat nose, rounded face, found in the mountainous regions of Western Bengal, ..."

2. Races and Peoples: Lectures on the Science of Ethnography by Daniel Garrison Brinton (1890)
"... the latter " platyrhinian," while the medium size is ... the negroes platyrhinian, the true Asiatics ..."

3. The Human Species by Armand Quatrefages de Bréau (1890)
"The platyrhinian group is composed exclusively of Negroes, and includes all the races of this type studied by M. Broca, with the exception of the Papuans, ..."

4. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"... platyrhinian, woolly headed, and, when unaffected by the higher culture of Bilibid • surrounding peoples ..."

5. The Races of Man: An Outline of Anthropology and Ethnography by Joseph Deniker (1900)
"In it two sub-races may be distinguished: a platyrhinian one, with broad fiat nose, rounded face, found in the mountainous regions of Western Bengal, ..."

6. Races and Peoples: Lectures on the Science of Ethnography by Daniel Garrison Brinton (1890)
"... the latter " platyrhinian," while the medium size is ... the negroes platyrhinian, the true Asiatics ..."

7. The Human Species by Armand Quatrefages de Bréau (1890)
"The platyrhinian group is composed exclusively of Negroes, and includes all the races of this type studied by M. Broca, with the exception of the Papuans, ..."

8. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"... platyrhinian, woolly headed, and, when unaffected by the higher culture of Bilibid • surrounding peoples ..."

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