cat·ar·rhine (kătə-rīn′, -rĭn′)
Of or belonging to the primate infraorder Catarrhini, characterized by nostrils that are close together and directed downward, and including the Old World monkeys, such as the macaque and the rhesus monkey, and the apes.
A catarrhine primate, such as a gorilla.
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