Amphiuma

noun
Am·phi·uma | \ˌamfēˈyümə\

Definition of Amphiuma 

: a genus (coextensive with the family Amphiumidae) of amphibians including only the congo snakes

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First Known Use of Amphiuma

1824, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amphiuma

New Latin, probably irregular from amphi- + Greek pneuma breath, from pnein to breathe

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