from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A jawlike appendage of an arthropod.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In zoology, one of the appendages of the mouth of an arthropod or articulate animal, as a mandible, maxilla, maxilliped, gnathopod, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) Any one of the mouth appendages of the Arthropoda. They are known as mandibles, maxillæ, and maxillipeds.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun zoology Any of the
mouth appendagesof the Arthropoda.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Greek gnathos, jaw; see gnathic + –ite.]
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Here are some other words that begin with a silent g. gnarled, gnash, gnathite, gnocchi and everyone's favorite hallucination, a ngood (why can't the n be silent?) old gnome.