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  • adj. Having shortened maxillae bearing few teeth except for a substantially enlarged fang that forms a hollow needle for injecting venom.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having teeth in the front portion of the upper jaw grooved on the anterior face, as in Elaps and similar poisonous snakes.
  • Resembling or having the characteristics of the poisonous snakes known as Proteroglypha.


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