Definitions of catarrhine
  1. adjective
    of or related to Old World monkeys that have nostrils together and opening downward
    synonyms: catarrhinian
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    leptorhine, leptorrhine, leptorrhinian, leptorrhinic
    having a long narrow nose
    broadnosed, platyrhine, platyrhinian, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian, platyrrhinic
    of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
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  2. noun
    of Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together
    synonyms: Old World monkey
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    guenon, guenon monkey
    small slender African monkey having long hind limbs and tail and long hair around the face
    large agile arboreal monkey with long limbs and tail and white upper eyelids
    Erythrocebus patas, hussar monkey, patas
    reddish long-tailed monkey of west Africa
    large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles
    short-tailed monkey of rocky regions of Asia and Africa
    slender long-tailed monkey of Asia
    colobus, colobus monkey
    arboreal monkey of western and central Africa with long silky fur and reduced thumbs
    Nasalis larvatus, proboscis monkey
    Borneo monkey having a long bulbous nose
    Cercopithecus talapoin, talapoin
    smallest guenon monkey; of swampy central and west African forests
    Cercopithecus aethiops, grivet
    white and olive green East African monkey with long white tufts of hair beside the face
    Cercopithecus aethiops pygerythrus, vervet, vervet monkey
    South African monkey with black face and hands
    African green monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus, green monkey
    common savannah monkey with greenish-grey back and yellow tail
    Papio ursinus, chacma, chacma baboon
    greyish baboon of southern and eastern Africa
    Mandrillus sphinx, mandrill
    baboon of west Africa with a bright red and blue muzzle and blue hindquarters
    Mandrillus leucophaeus, drill
    similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
    Macaca mulatta, rhesus, rhesus monkey
    of southern Asia; used in medical research
    Macaca radiata, bonnet macaque, bonnet monkey, capped macaque, crown monkey
    Indian macaque with a bonnet-like tuft of hair
    Barbary ape, Macaca sylvana
    tailless macaque of rocky cliffs and forests of northwestern Africa and Gibraltar
    Macaca irus, crab-eating macaque, croo monkey
    monkey of southeast Asia, Borneo and the Philippines
    Presbytes entellus, Semnopithecus entellus, entellus, hanuman
    langur of southern Asia; regarded as sacred in India
    Colobus guereza, guereza
    a colobus monkey with a reddish brown coat and white silky fringes down both sides of the body
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    any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
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