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congo snake

noun
1.
any of several eel-shaped salamanders, as the amphiuma or siren.
Also called congo eel.
Origin of congo snake
1825-1835
An Americanism dating back to 1825-35
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  • Another species of congo snake is found with three toes,—hence the name of three-toed congo snake is given to it.

    The Western World W.H.G. Kingston

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