platyrrhine

Definitions of platyrrhine
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adj of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses

Synonyms:
broadnosed, platyrhine, platyrhinian, platyrrhinian, platyrrhinic
Antonyms:
leptorhine, leptorrhine, leptorrhinian, leptorrhinic
having a long narrow nose
catarrhine, catarrhinian
of or related to Old World monkeys that have nostrils together and opening downward
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n hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails

Synonyms:
New World monkey, platyrrhinian
Types:
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marmoset
small soft-furred South American and Central American monkey with claws instead of nails
Cebus capucinus, capuchin, ringtail
monkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl
Aotus trivirgatus, douroucouli
nocturnal monkey of Central America and South America with large eyes and thick fur
howler, howler monkey
monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry
saki
small arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail
uakari
medium-sized tree-dwelling monkey of the Amazon basin; only New World monkey with a short tail
titi, titi monkey
small South American monkeys with long beautiful fur and long nonprehensile tail
Ateles geoffroyi, spider monkey
arboreal monkey of tropical America with long slender legs and long prehensile tail
Saimiri sciureus, squirrel monkey
small long-tailed monkey of Central American and South America with greenish fur and black muzzle
woolly monkey
large monkeys with dark skin and woolly fur of the Amazon and Orinoco basins
true marmoset
a marmoset
Cebuella pygmaea, pygmy marmoset
the smallest monkey; of tropical forests of the Amazon
leoncita, lion marmoset, lion monkey, tamarin
small South American marmoset with silky fur and long nonprehensile tail
Type of:
monkey
any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)

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