Acrochordidae

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

Definition of Acrochordidae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of acrochordidae

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


First Known Use: 1876


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