Cher·​syd·​ri·​dae | \ (ˌ)kərˈsidrəˌdē \

Definition of Chersydridae

taxonomic synonym of acrochordidae

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History and Etymology for Chersydridae

New Latin, from Chersydrus, type genus (from Greek chersydros amphibious snake, from chersos dry land + hydros water snake) + -idae; akin to Greek hydōr water

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“Chersydridae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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