aglyphous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

aglyph +‎ -ous

Adjective[edit]

aglyphous (not comparable)

  1. (of a snake) Whose teeth are similar in shape, not specialized.
    • 1890, George Albert Boulenger, W. T. Blanford editor, The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma: Reptilia and Batrachia[1], volume 10, London: Taylor and Francis, page 355:
      Chersydrus is the Aglyphous representative of the Hydrophids, with which it agrees in its mode of life and general appearance.

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