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

Definition of Allotriognathi

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

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Origin and Etymology of allotriognathi

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

First Known Use: 1908

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