Gymnodont

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gymnodont (Zoöl) 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • gymnodont Having naked teeth; specifically, pertaining to or having the characters of the Gymnodontidæ.
    • n gymnodont A gymnodont fish; one of the Gymnodontidæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. gymno`s naked + 'odoy`s 'odo`ntos, tooth