Definition of anguine in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈaŋɡwɪn/

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Of or resembling a snake.
Example sentences
  • The most parsimonious trees suggest that the history of anguine lizards in western Eurasia and Morocco is older than anguine history in North America.
  • Resembling a snake, the anguine lizard has four vestigal limbs evident.


Mid 17th century: from Latin anguinus, from anguis 'snake'.

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