Acrochordidae

plural noun
Ac·​ro·​chor·​di·​dae | \ ˌa-krə-ˈkȯr-də-ˌdē \

Definition of Acrochordidae

: a small family of aglyphous aquatic snakes of the eastern coast of Asia comprising the wart snakes and often considered a subfamily of Coubridae

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First Known Use of Acrochordidae

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Acrochordidae

New Latin, from Acrochordus, type genus (from Greek akrochordōn wart with a thin neck, from akr- acr- + chordē intestine, catgut) + -idae

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The first known use of Acrochordidae was in 1876

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“Acrochordidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Acrochordidae. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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