amphisbaena definition

  • noun:
    • A mythical serpent having a head at each end of their body.
    • A mythical serpent having a head at each and every end of the human anatomy, capable move around in either way.
    • A genus of lizards, indigenous to the Americas, having extremities that are quite similar.
    • A fabled serpent with a head at each and every end, moving either way.
    • A genus of benign lizards, serpentlike in type, without feet, sufficient reason for both stops such alike they seem to have a head at each, and power to go regardless. See Illustration in Appendix.
    • the perfect venomous serpent designed to have a head at each and every end and also to be able to relocate either way.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of lizards distinguished because of the obtuseness associated with the head-and-tail, typical associated with family members Amphisbænidæ.
    • (traditional mythology) a serpent with a head at each and every end of its human anatomy
    • kind genus of this Amphisbaenidae

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