Definition of anaconda in English:
- Genus Eunectes, family Boidae: several species, in particular the green anaconda (E. murinus)
- This reptile family includes such notable snakes as anacondas, pythons, and boa constrictors, all big animals notorious for their ability to tackle prey even larger than themselves.
- You got the python, Larry, the anaconda and the boa constrictor.
- They are also preyed upon by mammalian predators such as cats, and by snakes such as boas and anacondas.
Mid 18th century (originally denoting a kind of Sri Lankan snake): unexplained alteration of Latin anacandaia 'python', from Sinhalese henakaňdayā 'whipsnake', from hena 'lightning' + kaňda 'stem'.
Words that rhyme with anacondaabsconder, Fonda, Golconda, Honda, nonda, ponder, responder, squander, Wanda, wander, yonder
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