Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or resembling a snake; snake-like: as, “the anguine or snake-like reptiles,” Owen, Comp. Anat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a snake or serpent.

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  • adjective Pertaining to snakes or serpents
  • adjective Snakelike.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or related to or resembling a snake

Etymologies

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From Latin anguinus, from anguis ‘snake’.

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