Definition of Platyrrhina
in many classifications
: a division of Anthropoidea comprising the new-world monkeys all of which have a broad nasal septum, usually 36 teeth, and often a prehensile tail — compare catarrhina cebidae
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Origin and Etymology of platyrrhina
New Latin, from platy- + Greek -rrhina, neuter plural of -rrhin -nosed, from rhin-, rhis nose
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