eu·​ry·​ene | \ ˈyu̇rə̇ˌēn, -rēˌēn \

Definition of euryene

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

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Other Words from euryene

euryeny \ -​nē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for euryene

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 4 Dec. 2020.

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