• Definition for "gavial"
    • a big reptile (Gavialis gangeticus) of south Asia,…
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    • Another giant species of fossil crocodilian…
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gavial definition

  • noun:
    • a big reptile (Gavialis gangeticus) of south Asia, associated with and resembling the crocodiles and achieving an extended slim snout. Also known as gharial.
    • A crocodile-like reptile with lengthy, narrow jaws (species Gavialis gangeticus); one of two enduring family Gavialidae.
    • a big Asiatic crocodilian (Gavialis Gangeticus); -- labeled as in addition nako, and Gangetic crocodile.
    • The Gangetic crocodile, Gavialis gangeticus, having very long, thin, subcylindric jaws with a protuberance at the end of top of the one.
    • large fish-eating Indian crocodilian with an extended slender snout
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