Elapinae

plural noun
El·​a·​pi·​nae | \ ˌeləˈpī(ˌ)nē \

Definition of Elapinae

: the Elapidae when considered as a subfamily of Colubridae

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Other Words from Elapinae

elapine \ ˈeləˌpīn , -​pə̇n \ adjective

History and Etymology for Elapinae

New Latin, from Elap-, Elaps, type genus + -inae

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“Elapinae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elapinae. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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