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Meaning of PROGNATHOUS

Pronunciation:  prâg'nows

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having a projecting lower jaw
 

PROGNATHOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: hypognathous, lantern-jawed, prognathic
 
 Antonyms: opisthognathous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prog"na*thous\, a. [Gr. ? before + ? the jaw]
(Anat.)
Having the jaws projecting beyond the upper part of the face;
-- opposed to orthognathous. See {Gnathic index}, under
{Gnathic}.

      Their countenances had the true prognathous character.
                                               --Kane.



 

 

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