Synentognathi

plural noun
Syn·​en·​tog·​na·​thi | \ ˌsinə̇n‧ˈtägnəˌthī \

Definition of Synentognathi

: an order of fishes having spineless fins, united lower pharyngeal bones, and the lateral line forming a ridge along the lower lateral part of the body that includes the needlefishes, sauries, flying fishes, and halfbeaks

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Other Words from Synentognathi

synentognathous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗thəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Synentognathi

New Latin, from syn- + ent- + -gnathi (from Greek gnathos jaw)

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“Synentognathi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Synentognathi. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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