Paragnathous Pa*rag"na*thous, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having both mandibles of equal length, the tips meeting, as in certain birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • paragnathous — pa·rag·na·thous …   English syllables

  • paragnathous — pəˈragnəthəs, (ˈ)pa|r adjective Etymology: para (I) + gnathous : having both mandibles of equal length with the tips meeting used especially of a bird …   Useful english dictionary

  • paragnathism — pəˈragnəˌthizəm, paˈr noun ( s) Etymology: paragnathous + ism : the paragnathous condition * * * paragˈnathism noun • • • Main Entry: ↑paragnathous …   Useful english dictionary

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