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anguine

[ang-gwin] /ˈæŋ gwɪn/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or resembling a snake.
Origin of anguine
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin anguīnus pertaining to a snake, equivalent to angu(is) snake, serpent + -īnus -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for anguine

anguine

/ˈæŋɡwɪn/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or similar to a snake
Word Origin
C17: from Latin anguīnus, from anguis snake
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