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short-headed; having a cephalic index of 81.0–85.4.
Historical Examples

Human Origins Samuel Laing
Man, Past and Present Agustus Henry Keane
The Negrito and Allied Types in the Philippines and The Ilongot or Ibilao of Luzon David P. Barrows
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4 Various
The New Stone Age in Northern Europe John M. Tyler
In Northern Mists (Volume 1 of 2) Fridtjof Nansen
Indian Myth and Legend Donald Alexander Mackenzie
In Northern Mists (Volume 1 of 2) Fridtjof Nansen
Pedagogical Anthropology Maria Montessori
The Place of Science in Modern Civilisation and Other Essays Thorstein Veblen

having a head nearly as broad from side to side as from front to back, esp one with a cephalic index over 80
an individual with such a head


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