brachycephalic love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a head that is short from front to back (relative to its width from left to right).
  • n. A brachycephalic person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the skull short in proportion to its breadth; shortheaded; -- in distinction from dolichocephalic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

  • n. an adult with a short broad head
  • adj. having a short broad head with a cephalic index of over 80


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



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