What does amphisbaena mean?

amphisbaena meaning in General Dictionary

(traditional mythology) a serpent with a head at each end of their human anatomy

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  • 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 - German to English

amphisbaena [also: amphisbaina, amphisbene]


amphisbaena meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A fabled serpent with a head at each and every end, moving in either case.


Sentence Examples with the word amphisbaena

In length and is very abundant; the Platydaclylus saccicularis, the grey amphisbaena (Blanuscinereus), the European pond-tortoise (Emys europaea), and another species, Emys Siegrizii.

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