Gonys Go"nys, n. [Cf. {Genys}.] (Zo["o]l.) The keel or lower outline of a bird's bill, so far as the mandibular rami are united. [1913 Webster]

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  • gonys — gonydeal, gonydial /goh nid ee euhl/, adj. /goh nis/, n. the ridge along the tip of the lower mandible of a bird s bill at the junction of the two joined halves, esp. prominent in gulls. [1830 40; < NL, prob. erroneously for Gk génys jaw] * * * …   Universalium

  • gonys — noun The keel or lower outline of a birds bill, so far as the mandibular rami are united …   Wiktionary

  • gonys — go·nys …   English syllables

  • gonys — gonỹs sm. (3) [K], BŽ498, NdŽ; R, MŽ zool. salamandra: Gonỹs an driežlą panašus, tik uodega platesnė Pl …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • gonys — ˈgōnə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin, probably modification of Greek genys jaw, cheek more at chin : the prominent ridge along the line of union of the two halves of the lower mandible of certain birds (as the gulls) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Beak — For other uses, see Beak (disambiguation). Comparison of bird beaks, displaying different shapes adapted to different feeding methods. Not to scale. The beak, bill or rostrum is an external anatomical structure of birds which is used for eating… …   Wikipedia

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  • Genys — Ge nys (j[=e] n[i^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ge nys the under jaw.] (Zo[ o]l.) See {Gonys} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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