anguine

[ ang-gwin ]
/ ˈæŋ gwɪn /

adjective

pertaining to or resembling a snake.

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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
/ (ˈæŋɡwɪn) /

adjective

of, relating to, or similar to a snake

Word Origin for anguine

C17: from Latin anguīnus, from anguis snake
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