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

There's more!

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!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

Origin and Etymology of goniopholis

New Latin, from goni- + Greek pholis horny scale


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to curse or denounce

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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