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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The organic radical, C5H9, derived from amylene, C5H10.
  • n. the Northwestern type: of moderate stature, with short head, wide face, broad and flat nose, and of darker color
  • n. the Mississippi Valley type: tall, with moderately elongated head, wide face, broad and high hooked nose, and of reddish color
  • n. the Southeastern type: very tall, with rounded and high head, wide face, and high booked nose
  • n. the Sonoran type: of moderate stature, with long, rather low head, delicate face, and of dark color
  • n. the Mexican type: of moderate stature, with short head, moderately heavy face, and of dark color. A number of subtypes of these may be distinguished.

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