brachycephalic love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a short, broad head with a cephalic index over 80.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Short-headed: applied, in ethnology, to heads whose diameter from side to side is not much less than that from front to back, their ratio being as 80 to 100, as those of the Mongolian type; and also to races or individuals having such heads: opposed to dolichocephalic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Having the skull short in proportion to its breadth; shortheaded; -- in distinction from dolichocephalic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of a person or animal Having a head that is short from front to back (relative to its width from left to right).
  • noun A brachycephalic person.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an adult with a short broad head
  • adjective having a short broad head with a cephalic index of over 80


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From brachy- +‎ cephalic, literally “short-headed”.


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