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-gnathous(word root) jaw
Examples of words with the root -gnathous: prognathous
Having a specified kind of jaw: metagnathous.
adj combining form
indicating or having a jaw of a specified kind: prognathous.
[from New Latin -gnathus, from Greek gnathos jaw]
a combining form meaning “having a jaw” of the kind or in the position specified by the initial element: prognathous.