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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Origin and Etymology of boigidae

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


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