Allognathosuchus

noun
Al·​lo·​gnath·​o·​su·​chus | \ ˌaləˌnathəˈsükəs, ˌaˌlägˌn- \

Definition of Allognathosuchus

: a genus of Eocene crocodilians sometimes regarded as ancestral to the true alligators

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First Known Use of Allognathosuchus

1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Allognathosuchus

New Latin, from all- + gnath- + -suchus (irregular from Greek sychnos long, large)

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“Allognathosuchus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Allognathosuchus. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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