Definition of Family gavialidae
1. Noun. Gavials.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Family
Group relationships: Crocodilia, Crocodylia, Order Crocodilia, Order Crocodylia
Member holonyms: Gavialis, Genus Gavialis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Gavialidae
Literary usage of Family gavialidae
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1. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"family gavialidae.—There is but one living species of gavials, Gavialis gangeticus (Fig. 137, C), confined to the Ganges and other large rivers of India. ..."
2. Nyasaland Under the Foreign Office by Hector Livingston Duff (1906)
"Certainly I have never seen or heard of any of the family Gavialidae in the waters of Nyasaland, ..."