HyperDic: platyrrhine

English > 2 senses of the word platyrrhine:
ADJECTIVEallplatyrrhine, platyrrhinian, platyrhine, platyrhinian, platyrrhinic, broadnosedof or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
NOUNanimalplatyrrhine, New World monkey, platyrrhinianhairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
English > platyrrhine: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses.
Synonymsplatyrrhinian, platyrhine, platyrhinian, platyrrhinic, broadnosed
Oppositecatarrhine, catarrhinianOf or related to Old World monkeys that have nostrils together and opening downward
leptorrhine, leptorhine, leptorrhinian, leptorrhinicHaving a long narrow nose
Spanishplatirrino
English > platyrrhine: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaninghairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails.
SynonymsNew World monkey, platyrrhinian
Member ofPlatyrrhini, superfamily Platyrrhini(New World monkeys) capuchin
Narrowercapuchin, ringtail, Cebus capucinusmonkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl
douroucouli, Aotus trivirgatusnocturnal monkey of Central America and South America with large eyes and thick fur
howler monkey, howlermonkey of tropical South American forests / forests having a loud howling cry
marmosetsmall soft-furred South American and Central American monkey with claws instead of nails
sakismall arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail
spider monkey, Ateles geoffroyiarboreal monkey of tropical America with long slender legs and long prehensile tail
squirrel monkey, Saimiri sciureussmall long-tailed monkey of Central American and South America with greenish fur and black muzzle
titi, titi monkeysmall South American monkeys with long beautiful fur and long nonprehensile tail
uakarimedium-sized tree-dwelling monkey of the Amazon basin
woolly monkeylarge monkeys with dark skin and woolly fur of the Amazon and Orinoco basins
BroadermonkeyAny of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
Adjectivesplatyrrhinian, platyrhinian, platyrrhinicof or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses

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