adjective eu·ry·ene \ˈyu̇rə̇ˌēn, -rēˌēn\

Definition of euryene

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


\-nē\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of 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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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