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Definition of the noun catarrhine

What does catarrhine mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: catarrhines

  1. of Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together

Alternative definition of the noun catarrhine


  1. Any animal of this group

Definition of the adjective catarrhine

What does catarrhine mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of or related to Old World monkeys that have nostrils together and opening downward

Alternative definition of the adjective catarrhine


  1. Describing the Catarrhini parvorder of primates (including humans) that have nostrils that are close together and directed frontward or downward

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Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2015)

by Michael Allaby

catarrhine In primates, applied to nostrils that are close together and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

catarrhine 96 formation of *petroleum and *natural gas during which continuing sedimentation and subsidence produce...

catarrhine In primates, applied to nostrils that are close together and open downwards.

Google previewChambers's Encyclopedia A dictionary of universal knowledge (1891)

6, Catarrhine face ( JfiBflBOMi leonimtt). In the Old-World monReys, or Catarrhini, the nostrils are near ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2017)

by M. Abercrombie

Genus of catarrhine primates ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Catarrhine,Catarhine, kat′arīn, adj. pertainingtothatone of the two divisions of Quadrumana, including allthe Old World monkeys, having a narrow partition between the nostrils. [Gr. kata,down,hris, hrinos, nose.] Catasta, katäs′ta, n. a block ...

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology (2009)

by Alan Barnard, Jonathan Spencer

monkeys(the catarrhine cercopithecoidsin the OldWorld,andplatyrrhinesin the Americas), and prosimians. Togetherthese formthe ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

catarrhine [kat' -rīn] amember ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)

FIVE-VOLUME SET by H. James Birx

the catarrhine group to which they are most closely related, in having primitive nonbilophodont molars, larger brains, longer arms than legs (except in humans), ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

catarrhine In * Primates, ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management (2013)

by Paul A. Rees

cat cat breeds CAT scanner catabolism catadromous Catalogueof Life cataract catarrh catarrhine catastrophicmoult catatonia catch pole Category 1, 2 and 3 species cathemeral catheter cation Cats Protection Cats' Protection League cattery ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of Anthropology (2002)

Humanity, Culture and Social Life by Tim Ingold

'Family group systematics and evolution among catarrhine primates', in E. Delson (ed.) Ancestors: The Hard Evidence, New York: Alan R. Liss. Asfaw, B. (1987) 'The Belohdelie frontal: new evidence of early hominid cranial ...

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Small photo of Mandrill sitting on stone. Mandrillus sphinx is a species of primate catarrhine of the family Cercopithecidae. It is related to the baboons and more closely with the denim. More...

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Catarrhine Meaning

Video shows what catarrhine means. Describing the Catarrhini parvorder of primates (including humans) that have nostrils that are close together and directed ...

Scrabble value of C3A1T1A1R1R1H4I1N1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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