Gymnodont Gym"no*dont (j[i^]m"n[-o]*d[o^]nt), n. [Gr. gymno`s naked + 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, tooth.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a group of plectognath fishes (Gymnodontes), having the teeth and jaws consolidated into one or two bony plates, on each jaw, as the diodonts and tetradonts. See {Bur fish}, {Globefish}, {Diodon}. [1913 Webster]

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