Homalopsidae

plural noun Hom·a·lop·si·dae

Definition of Homalopsidae

:a family of venomous opisthoglyphous water snakes of southeastern Asia and northern Australia that are often included as a subfamily in the family Colubridae

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Origin and Etymology of homalopsidae

New Latin, from Homalopsis, type genus (from homal- + -opsis) + -idae


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