Nematognathi

plural noun
Nem·​a·​tog·​na·​thi | \ ˌneməˈtägnəˌthī \

Definition of Nematognathi

in some classifications
: an order of scaleless fishes that comprises the catfishes and is equivalent to the suborder Siluroidea of the order Ostariophysi

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Other Words from Nematognathi

nematognathous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗thəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Nematognathi

New Latin, from nemat- + -gnathi (from -gnathi, plural of -gnathus -gnathous)

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“Nematognathi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nematognathi. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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