Ga·vi·al n. Zool. A large Asiatic crocodilian (Gavialis Gangeticus); -- called also nako, and Gangetic crocodile.
Note: ☞ The gavial has a long, slender muzzle, teeth of nearly uniform size, and feet completely webbed. It inhabits the Ganges and other rivers of India. The name is also applied to several allied fossil species.
n : large fish-eating Indian crocodilian with a long slender
snout [syn: Gavialis gangeticus]