Boigidae

plural noun
Bo·i·gi·dae | \bōˈijə̇ˌdē\

Definition of Boigidae 

: a widely distributed family (type genus Boiga) consisting of somewhat venomous opisthoglyph snakes of which a few (such as the African boomslang) are dangerous to humans and being sometimes considered a subfamily of Colubridae — see cat snake

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History and Etymology for Boigidae

borrowed from New Latin, from Boiga boiga + -idae -idae

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