Origin of gavial
Related formsga·vi·al·oid, adjective
Examples from the Web for gavial
All at once the disengaged arm made a long clutch forward and grasped the upper jaw of the gavial.The Castaways|Captain Mayne Reid
The gavial of the Ganges is reported to be a fish-eater only, and is considered harmless to man.Mythical Monsters|Charles Gould
The gavial is found in Asia—particularly in the Ganges and other Indian rivers, and is the crocodile of those parts.The Boy Hunters|Captain Mayne Reid
Some of the best known varieties are those of the river Nile, the Gavial of the Ganges being also among the more familiar species.Natural History in Anecdote|Various
Alligators are found in most of the rivers, and the gavial is less frequently met with.