Eunectes

noun Eu·nec·tes \yüˈnek(ˌ)tēz\

Definition of Eunectes

  1. :  a genus of snakes (family Boidae) comprising the anaconda

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Origin and Etymology of eunectes

New Latin, from eu- + Greek nēktēs swimmer, from nēchein to swim; akin to Latin nare to swim — more at nourish


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