Gym"no*dont (?), n. [Gr. gymno`s naked + , , tooth.] Zool.

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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