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noun
any of several venomous marine snakes of the family Hydrophidae, having a finlike tail.
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Origin of sea snake

First recorded in 1745–55
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sea snake

noun
any venomous snake of the family Hydrophiidae, of tropical seas, that swims by means of a laterally compressed oarlike tail
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