Definition of Aglypha
: a primary division of the family Colubridae, in its widest sense nearly or exactly coextensive with the Aglyphodonta of other classifications
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Origin and Etymology of aglypha
New Latin, from Greek aglypha, neuter plural of aglyphos unhewn, from a- 2a- + -glyphos (from glyphein to cut, hew) — more at cleave (to cut)
First Known Use: 1890
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