Definition of Aglyphodonta
: a group of snakes without grooved fangs or venom glands and without limb vestiges, comprising the families Amblycephalidae, Acrochordidae, Colubridae (sensu stricto) and including the majority of common nonpoisonous snakes which are sometimes all placed in the family Colubridae
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Origin and Etymology of aglyphodonta
New Latin, from Aglypha + -odonta
First Known Use: 1868See Words from the same year
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