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Adjective: platyrrhine  'pla-ti,rIn
  1. Of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
    - platyrrhinian, platyrhine, platyrhinian, platyrrhinic, broadnosed
Noun: platyrrhine  'pla-ti,rIn
  1. Hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
    - New World monkey, platyrrhinian

Derived forms: platyrrhines

Type of: monkey

Antonym: catarrhine, leptorrhine

Part of: Platyrrhini, superfamily Platyrrhini

Encyclopedia: Platyrrhine