superfamily Platyrrhini

noun
New World monkeys: capuchin; douroucouli; howler monkey; saki; spider monkey; squirrel monkey; titi; uakari; woolly monkey; marmoset; tamarin
Syn: ↑Platyrrhini
Hypernyms: ↑mammal family
Member Holonyms: ↑Anthropoidea, ↑suborder Anthropoidea
Member Meronyms:

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  • Platyrrhini — noun New World monkeys: capuchin; douroucouli; howler monkey; saki; spider monkey; squirrel monkey; titi; uakari; woolly monkey; marmoset; tamarin • Syn: ↑superfamily Platyrrhini • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • New World monkey — noun hairy faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails • Syn: ↑platyrrhine, ↑platyrrhinian • Derivationally related forms: ↑platyrrhinian (for: ↑platyrrhine), ↑platyrhinian ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anthropoidea — noun monkeys; apes; hominids • Syn: ↑suborder Anthropoidea • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Primates, ↑order Primates • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • mammal family — noun a family of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossidae, ↑family Tachyglossidae, ↑Ornithorhynchidae, ↑family Ornithorhynchidae, ↑Didelphidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • suborder Anthropoidea — noun monkeys; apes; hominids • Syn: ↑Anthropoidea • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Primates, ↑order Primates • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • platyrrhine — /plat i ruyn , rin/, adj. 1. Anthropol. having a broad, flat bridged nose. 2. belonging or pertaining to the primate group or superfamily Platyrrhini, comprising the New World monkeys, having a broad, flat nose and usually a long, prehensile tail …   Universalium

  • platyrrhine — plat•yr•rhine [[t]ˈplæt ɪˌraɪn, rɪn[/t]] also plat•yr•rhin•i•an [[t]ˌplæt ɪˈrɪn i ən[/t]] adj. 1) mam belonging or pertaining to the primate group or superfamily Platyrrhini, comprising the New World monkeys, having a broad, flat nose and usu. a… …   From formal English to slang

  • Callithricidae — noun marmosets • Syn: ↑family Callithricidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Platyrrhini, ↑superfamily Platyrrhini • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cebidae — noun all the New World monkeys except marmosets and tamarins • Syn: ↑family Cebidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Platyrrhini, ↑superfamily Platyrrhini • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Callithricidae — noun marmosets • Syn: ↑Callithricidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Platyrrhini, ↑superfamily Platyrrhini • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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