Definition of anguine in English:

anguine

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Pronunciation: /ˈaŋgwɪn
 
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adjective

rare
Of or resembling a snake.
More 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.

Origin

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

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