chamaerrhine

adjective cham·aer·rhine \ˈkaməˌrīn\

Definition of chamaerrhine

anthropology

  1. :  having a short broad nose with a nasal index of 51–57.9 on the skull, of 85–99.9 on the living

chamaerrhiny

\-īnē\ noun, plural

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Origin and Etymology of chamaerrhine

International Scientific Vocabulary chamae- + -rrhine; originally formed as German chamärrhin


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