anguine

adjective
an·​guine | \ ˈaŋˌgwīn \

Definition of anguine

archaic
: of, relating to, or suggestive of a snake

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First Known Use of anguine

1657, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anguine

Latin anguinus, from anguis snake + -inus -ine

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“Anguine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anguine. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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