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gonys

[goh-nis] /ˈgoʊ nɪs/
noun
1.
the ridge along the tip of the lower mandible of a bird's bill at the junction of the two joined halves, especially prominent in gulls.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < New Latin, probably erroneously for Greek génys jaw
Related forms
gonydeal, gonydial
[goh-nid-ee-uh l] /goʊˈnɪd i əl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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