Platyrrhina

plural noun \ " \

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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