Definition of Amblycephalidae
: 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: 1865See Words from the same year
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