Gavialis Gangeticus
Gavial Ga"vi*al (g[=a]"v[i^]*al), n. [Hind. gha[.r]iy[=a]l: cf. F. gavial.] (Zo["o]l.) A large Asiatic crocodilian ({Gavialis Gangeticus}); -- called also {nako}, and {Gangetic crocodile}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The gavial has a long, slender muzzle, teeth of nearly uniform size, and feet completely webbed. It inhabits the Ganges and other rivers of India. The name is also applied to several allied fossil species. [1913 Webster]


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