plural noun Ag·ly·pha \ˈa-glə-fə\

Definition of Aglypha

  1. :  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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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