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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A curious colubriform snake of the genus Xyphorhynchus, from Madagascar. It is brownish red, and its nose is prolonged in the form of a sharp blade.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Madagascar wood-snake, having the snout elongated by a flexible acute appendage, as the cock's-comb langaha, Xiphorhynchus (or Dryophis) langaha, of the family Dryophidæ. The snake is less than 3 feet long, the flat scaly proboscis about half an inch.

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