Meaning of platyrrhine

plat•yr•rhine

Pronunciation: (plat'i-rīn", -rin), [key]
— adj.
  1. having a broad, flat-bridged nose.
  2. belonging or pertaining to the primate group or superfamily Platyrrhini, comprising the New World monkeys, having a broad, flat nose and usually a long, prehensile tail.
—n.
  1. a platyrrhine animal.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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