congo snake


noun
  1. any of several eel-shaped salamanders, as the amphiuma or siren.

Origin of congo snake

1
An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
  • Also called congo eel .

Words Nearby congo snake

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How to use congo snake in a sentence

  • 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