adjective an·guin·e·ous \(ˈ)aŋ¦gwinēəs\

Definition of anguineous


  1. :  having the nature or appearance of a snake

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Origin and Etymology of anguineous

Latin anguineus, from anguin-, anguen snake (from anguis) + -eus -eous

First Known Use: 1656

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a trip made at another's expense

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