Eryx

noun
Er·​yx | \ ˈeriks, ˈir- \

Definition of Eryx

: a genus comprising the typical sand snakes — see sand boa

History and Etymology for Eryx

New Latin, from Eryx, a mountain in Sicily, from Latin, from Greek

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“Eryx.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eryx. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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