congo snake

noun

Definition of congo snake

: an elongated bluish black amphibian (Amphiuma means) of the southeastern U.S. that has two pairs of very short limbs each with two or three toes and attains a length of three feet

called also blind eel, congo eel, lamper eel

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“Congo snake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/congo%20snake. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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