Definition of Anguine

1. Adjective. Of or related to or resembling a snake.

Category relationships: Zoological Science, Zoology
Partainyms: Snake



Definition of Anguine

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a snake or serpent.

Definition of Anguine

1. Adjective. Pertaining to snakes or serpents ¹

2. Adjective. Snakelike. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anguine

1. resembling a snake [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anguine

angstier
angstiest
angstiness
angsting
angstrom
angstrom unit
angstrom units
angstroms
angsts
angsty
anguid lizard
anguiform
anguilliform
anguimorph
anguimorphs
anguine (current term)
anguineal
anguineous
anguinine
anguinous
anguiped
anguish
anguished
anguishedly
anguishes
anguishing
anguishly
anguisht
angulaperturate
angular

Literary usage of Anguine

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1. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1856)
"Many authors are of opinion that the wild cucumber is identical with the plant known among us as the " anguine," and by some persons as the "erratic"31 ..."

2. The Household Narrative of Current Events by Charles Dickens (1855)
"A ยปanguine estimate of revenue convicts with conditional pardons are prohibited all ! for 1845 places it at ..."

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