gonys

noun go·nys \ˈgōnə̇s\

Definition of gonys

plural

-es

  1. :  the prominent ridge along the line of union of the two halves of the lower mandible of certain birds (as the gulls)

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Origin and Etymology of gonys

New Latin, probably modification of Greek genys jaw, cheek — more at chin


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