(traditional mythology) a serpent with a head at each end of their human anatomy
- kind genus associated with Amphisbaenidae
- A fabled serpent with a head at each end, going either way.
- A genus of safe lizards, serpentlike in type, without legs, along with both ends a great deal alike that they may actually have a mind at each, and ability to move in any event. See example in Appendix.
amphisbaena [also: amphisbaina, amphisbene]
(n.) A fabled serpent with a head at each and every end, moving in either case.
In length and is very abundant; the Platydaclylus saccicularis, the grey amphisbaena (Blanuscinereus), the European pond-tortoise (Emys europaea), and another species, Emys Siegrizii.