Definition of platyhieric in US English:

platyhieric

adjective

Anthropology
rare, historical
  • Having a sacrum which is broader than it is long.

Origin

Late 19th century. From platy- + ancient Greek ἱερόν, neuter of ἱερός sacred, holy, short for ἱερὸν ὀστέον, corresponding to post-classical Latin os sacrum.

Pronunciation

platyhieric

/ˌplatɪhʌɪˈɛrɪk/