scheltopusik

noun
schel·​to·​pu·​sik
variants: or sheltopusic or sheltopusick \¦sheltō¦p(y)üzik \
plural -s

Definition of scheltopusik 

: an anguid lizard (Ophisaurus apus or Pseudopus apus) chiefly of southeastern Europe and Asia Minor that resembles the glass snake of America

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History and Etymology for scheltopusik

Russian zheltopuzik, from zhelto yellow (akin to Old English geolu yellow) + -puzik (from puzo belly)

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