Amblycephalidae

plural noun Am·bly·ce·phal·i·dae \ˌamblə̇sə̇ˈfaləˌdē\

Definition of Amblycephalidae

  1. :  a small family of tropical nonvenomous broad-headed snakes with extremely large eyes and very long delicate teeth occasionally considered a colubrid subfamily Amblycephalinae — see blunthead

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Origin and Etymology of amblycephalidae

New Latin, from Amblycephalus, type genus (from ambly- + -cephalus) + -idae


First Known Use: 1865


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