Amphisbaena

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See also: amphisbaena and amphisbæna

Translingual[edit]

Amphisbaena fuliginosa (type species)

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ἀμφίσβαινα (amphísbaina, a kind of serpent, supposed to go either forwards or backwards), from ἀμφίς (amphís, both side, both ways) + βαίνω (baínō, I walk, I go)

Proper noun[edit]

Amphisbaena f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Amphisbaenidae – worm lizards.

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