Acanthophis

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin acanth (spiny) + Ancient Greek ὄφις (óphis, snake).[1]

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Acanthophis

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Elapidaevenomous Australian snakes, including the death adder.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5)