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

Definition of Allognathosuchus

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

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Origin and Etymology of allognathosuchus

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

First Known Use: 1921

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