Ginglymostoma

noun

Gin·​gly·​mos·​to·​ma
: a genus of galeoid sharks of shallow tropical seas in which more than one series of teeth are functional at a time
ginglymostomoid
¦⸗⸗¦⸗stəˌmȯid
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from ginglymo- (from ginglymus) + -stoma

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“Ginglymostoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ginglymostoma. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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