Anguimorpha

plural noun An·gui·mor·pha \ˌaŋgwəˈmȯrfə\

Definition of Anguimorpha

  1. :  a section of the saurian division Autarchoglossa comprising the Anguidae and certain related families and characterized by simple clavicles, a smooth or papillate tongue, flounced hemipenes, and teeth that are usually conical, pointed, or recurved

anguimorphine

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of anguimorpha

New Latin, from Anguis + -morpha


First Known Use: 1923


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