HyperDic: false_gavial

English > 1 sense of the expression false gavial:
NOUNanimalfalse gavial, Tomistoma schlegelicrocodile of southeast Asia similar to but smaller than the gavial
English > false gavial: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningcrocodile of southeast Asia similar to but smaller than the gavial.
SynonymTomistoma schlegeli
Member ofTomistoma, genus TomistomaA genus of Malayan crocodiles
Broadercrocodilian reptile, crocodilianextant archosaurian reptile

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