: having a short or broad forehead or both with an upper facial index of 45 to 50
plural -es

Word History


German euryen, from eury- + -en (from Greek -ēnēs in prosēnēs gentle and apēnēs cruel, taken as having the etymological meanings "with face turned toward one" and "with averted face" respectively); perhaps akin to Sanskrit ānana mouth, face

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“Euryene.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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