Skip to search.

Definition of catarrhine


Reference
Dictionary
Encyclopedia
Thesaurus
World Factbook

 
Search Dictionary:

Houghton Mifflin

cat·ar·rhine  audio  (kt-rn, -rn) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
Of or being a group of primates including the Old World monkeys, apes, and humans, characterized by nostrils that are close together and directed frontward or downward.
NOUN:
A catarrhine primate, such as a gorilla.



Visit our partner's site
Provided by Houghton Mifflin
logoeReference -- Download this interactive reference software to your desktop computer