Definition of Broadnosed
1. Adjective. Of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses.
Derivative terms: Platyrrhine, Platyrrhine, Platyrrhine
Antonyms: Catarrhine, Leptorrhine
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Literary usage of Broadnosed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1877)
"... or broadnosed. The nostrils of all the Old World apes are separated by a narrow cartilaginous plate or septum, whereas the septum of the New World apes ..."
2. The American Machinist Shop Note Book: A Collection of Articles by E.A. Suverkrop (1919)
"... side rake sufficient to cut a chip shown at B. We found that the shape indicated at C was incorrect and was the result of using a flat, broadnosed tool. ..."
3. Bibliotheca Zoologica by Julius Victor Carus, Wilhelm Engelmann (1894)
"Gunn, Т.Е., A large specimen [3' 8"] of the broadnosed eel. [Anguilla latirostris.] in : Zoologist. 2. Ser. Vol. 1. 1866. p. 510. Der Aal. ..."
4. Proceedings by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1879)
"... and would require strong proof of its authenticity .f The females, on the whole, are rather more broadnosed than the males, their average being 57 • 6, ..."