Definition of Catarrhines

1. Noun. (plural of catarrhine) ¹



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Definition of Catarrhines

1. catarrhine [n] - See also: catarrhine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Catarrhines

cataractous
cataracts
cataraft
catarafts
catarrh
catarrhal
catarrhal asthma
catarrhal fever
catarrhal gastritis
catarrhal inflammation
catarrhal jaundice
catarrhal ophthalmia
catarrhally
catarrhine
catarrhines (current term)
catarrhinian
catarrhous
catarrhs
catarrhy
catasta
catastalsis
catastaltic
catastas
catastases
catastasis
catastate
catastates
catasterism
catasterisms

Literary usage of Catarrhines

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Evolution of Man: A Popular Scientific Study by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1910)
"It is certain that all the Platyrrhines come of one stock, and also all the catarrhines ; but the former are phylogenetically older, and must be regarded as ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The catarrhines often have those remarkable ischial callosities, patches of hard skin brightly coloured; the tail may.be totally wanting as« distinct organ, ..."

3. Natural History in Zoological Gardens: Being Some Account of Vertebrated Animals by Frank Evers Beddard (1905)
"The catarrhines pure and simple (excluding, that is to say, the anthropoids) never have a prehensile tail, and are occasionally without a tail at all; ..."

4. Thoughts of a Catholic Anatomist by Thomas Dwight (1911)
"The South American monkeys are in some respects more primitive than the catarrhines, while in other respects they are more like men; and this is especially ..."

5. British Mammals: An Attempt to Describe and Illustrate the Mammalian Fauna by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1903)
"The competition between the lemurs, on the one hand, and their more perfected descendants, the Platyrrhines and catarrhines, drove the former southwards and ..."

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