Definition of Desmognathous. Meaning of Desmognathous. Synonyms of Desmognathous

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Definition of Desmognathous

Desmognathous Des*mog"na*thous, a. [Gr. desmo`s bond + ? jaw.] (Zo["o]l.) Having the maxillo-palatine bones united; -- applied to a group of carinate birds (Desmognath[ae]), including various wading and swimming birds, as the ducks and herons, and also raptorial and other kinds.

Meaning of Desmognathous from wikipedia

- upper wing coverts. The sharply pointed bill has serrated edges, a desmognathous palate and no external nostrils. The darters have completely webbed...