plural noun
Schi·​zog·​na·​thae | \ skə̇ˈzägnəˌthē\

Definition of Schizognathae

in former classification
: a suborder of carinate birds consisting of those (as the pigeons, gallinaceous birds, penguins, gulls, cranes, shorebirds) with a schizognathous palate

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New Latin, from schiz- + -gnathae

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