Eventognathi

plural noun

Ev·​en·​tog·​na·​thi
ˌeˌvenˈtägnəˌthī
in some classifications
: an order or other group of soft-finned freshwater fishes comprising the carps, suckers, and loaches
eventognathous
¦⸗ˌ⸗¦⸗nəthəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, irregular from eu- + ent- + -gnathi

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“Eventognathi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eventognathi. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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