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mesorrhine

[mez-uh-rahyn, -rin, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˈmɛz əˌraɪn, -rɪn, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə-/
adjective, Anthropology.
1.
having a moderately broad and high-bridged nose.
Origin of mesorrhine
1875-1880
1875-80; meso- + -rrhine < Greek -rhīnos -nosed, adj. derivative of rhī́s nose
Related forms
mesorrhiny, noun
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  • Nose, rather small, often straight with widish nostrils (mesorrhine).

    Man, Past and Present Agustus Henry Keane

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