Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of a genus of fishes; the sand eel.
  • n. A kind of viper in southern Europe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a genus of fishes; the sand eel.
  • n. A kind of viper in southern Europe.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the AmmodytidÅ“.
  • n. A name used in books for the sand-natter, a serpent of southern Europe.
  • n. In botany, a plant growing habitually in sandy places.

Etymologies

Latin ammodytes, Ancient Greek for "sand burrower, a kind of serpent". (Wiktionary)

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