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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synentognathous \¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗thəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Synentognathi

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

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