Gyracanthus

noun
Gyr·​acan·​thus | \ ¦jir, ¦jīr + \

Definition of Gyracanthus

: a genus of acanthodian fishes of the Carboniferous known solely from large round sculptured spines

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History and Etymology for Gyracanthus

New Latin, from gyr- + -acanthus

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“Gyracanthus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gyracanthus. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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