Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any sea snake of the genus Hydrophys and allied genera. These snakes are venomous, live upon fishes, and have a flattened tail for swimming.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any sea snake of the genus Hydrophys and allied genera. These snakes are venomous, live upon fishes, and have a flattened tail for swimming.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A venomous seasnake of the family Hydrophidæ.

Etymologies

hydro- + Ancient Greek a small serpent. (Wiktionary)

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