gharial(redirected from Gavials)
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Related to Gavials: genus Gavialis, False gharial
A crocodilian reptile (Gavialis gangeticus) of South Asian rivers, having a long slender snout that in mature males has a bulbous growth at the tip. Also called gavial.
(Animals) another name for gavial
ga•vi•al(ˈgeɪ vi əl)
a large crocodilian, Gavialis gangeticus, of India and Pakistan, having elongated jaws. Also called gharial.
[1815–25; < French < Hindi ghariyāl]