Paragnathi
Paragnathus Pa*rag"na*thus (p[.a]*r[a^]g"n[.a]*th[u^]s), n.; pl. {Paragnathi} (p[.a]*r[a^]g"n[.a]*th[imac]). [NL. See {Para-}, and {Gnathic}.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) One of the two lobes which form the lower lip, or metastome, of Crustacea. (b) One of the small, horny, toothlike jaws of certain annelids. [1913 Webster]

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  • Paragnathus — Pa*rag na*thus (p[.a]*r[a^]g n[.a]*th[u^]s), n.; pl. {Paragnathi} (p[.a]*r[a^]g n[.a]*th[imac]). [NL. See {Para }, and {Gnathic}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) One of the two lobes which form the lower lip, or metastome, of Crustacea. (b) One of the small,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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