Definition of dugite in English:
A highly venomous snake found in SW Australia, similar to the related brown snakes.
- Pseudonaja affinis, family Elapidae
- A couple of hours later we saw the culprit by our pond - a 4 ft dugite slithering across the lawn.
- This includes many populous areas, and dugites are a relatively frequent cause of snakebite in this area.
- Other examples resembling the general appearance of dugites from the Middleback ranges and environs have been found.
late 19th century: from Nyungar dukayj.
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