plural noun
Al·​lot·​ri·​og·​na·​thi | \ əˌlä‧trēˈägnəˌthī\

Definition of Allotriognathi

: an order or suborder of oceanic teleost fishes comprising the opah, the dealfishes, ribbonfishes, and related forms

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of Allotriognathi

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Allotriognathi

New Latin, from Greek allotrio- (from allotrios strange) + gnathoi, plural of gnathos jaw

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Allotriognathi

Statistics for Allotriognathi

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Allotriognathi

The first known use of Allotriognathi was in 1908

See more words from the same year

Comments on Allotriognathi

What made you want to look up Allotriognathi? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


tired or exhausted

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!