Meaning of ANGUIS in English

ˈaŋgwə̇s noun

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, snake; akin to Old English & Old High German igil hedgehog, Old High German unc snake, Latin anguilla eel, Greek enchelys eel, echidna viper, echinos hedgehog, ophis snake, Sanskrit ahi

: the type genus of Anguidae including only the limbless blindworm

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