Dispholidus

noun
Dis·​phol·​i·​dus | \ də̇ˈsfälədəs \

Definition of Dispholidus

: a genus of boigid snakes that includes the boomslang

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History and Etymology for Dispholidus

New Latin, from dis- entry 1 + -pholidus (from Greek pholid-, pholis scale of a reptile)

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“Dispholidus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dispholidus. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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