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gonys

[goh-nis]
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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.
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Origin of gonys

1830–40; < New Latin, probably erroneously for Greek génys jaw
Related formsgo·nyd·e·al, go·nyd·i·al [goh-nid-ee-uh l] /goʊˈnɪd i əl/, adjective
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