Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A venomous seasnake of the family Hydrophidæ.

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

  • noun (Zoöl.) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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hydro- + Ancient Greek a small serpent.

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