Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Boinae — the boas.

Etymologies

From Latin boa ("a large snake") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Plus, from what I've heard, River Boa is back ... meaning snakes are on the slither (that was a lame attempt at a "on the prowl" quip).

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  • SEACREST: These restaurants are -- there's one called -- there's a brand called Boa, which is a steak house.

    CNN Transcript May 18, 2008

  • By the keepers of menageries he is often called the Boa _Constructor_, but the name more aptly applies to the Furrier who simulates his shape on a small scale; the creature having no mechanical skill whatever.

    Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 12, June 18, 1870

  • The only obstacle I skipped was one where you had to crawl through aluminum tunnels and then under barbed wire called the Boa Constrictor.

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  • In Congo there is a small species a few sizes larger than the Conger eel, while in the section of country visited by CUMMING the Boa is the biggest serpent Going.

    Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 12, June 18, 1870

  • At five in the afternoon of this day, we arrived at a small rubber estate called Boa

    In the Amazon Jungle Adventures in Remote Parts of the Upper Amazon River, Including a Sojourn Among Cannibal Indians

  • The visitor will next have his attention drawn to that family of serpents of which the Boa is the great representative.

    How to See the British Museum in Four Visits

  • Case-Mate's Naked Case for iPhone Claims Touch-Through Fingering Case-Mate claims to be the world's first touch-through case for the iPhone or iPod Touch, but that honor seems to be taken by the Boa Sleeve Is Condom For MacBook Air, Only Stronger (We Checked) manila envelope joke, a new case by a company called Boa may just be the snuggest, sleekest wrapper for your Ivyskin Xylo T2 Reflect Chrome iPhone Case = = Touchscreen Your iPhone Through a Hard Shell

    Gizmodo

  • Value: = 'Boa'; query1. open; and then to validate the result with: then if query1.

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  • AsString: = 'Boa'; query1. open; and then to validate the result with: if query1.

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