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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An eellike amphibian (Amphiuma means) of the southeast United States, having two pairs of tiny nonfunctioning legs. Although it is almost completely aquatic, it can move overland. Also called Congo snake.


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