Goniopholis

noun
Go·​ni·​oph·​o·​lis | \ ˌgōnēˈäfələ̇s \

Definition of Goniopholis

: a genus of extinct crocodiles with amphicoelous vertebrae known from remains found in the Upper Jurassic of Europe and North America

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History and Etymology for Goniopholis

New Latin, from goni- + Greek pholis horny scale

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“Goniopholis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Goniopholis. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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