plural noun Col·u·bri·nae \-nē\

Definition of Colubrinae

  1. :  a subfamily of Colubridae (see colubridae 2) almost exactly coextensive with Colubridae (see colubridae 1)

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Origin and Etymology of colubrinae

New Latin, from Colubr-, Coluber, type genus + -inae

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