anguine

[ang-gwin]

Origin of anguine

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

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or similar to a snake

Word Origin for anguine

C17: from Latin anguīnus, from anguis snake
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