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Acanthophis

Definition of the noun acanthophis

What does acanthophis mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. Australian elapid snakes

Phrases with Acanthophis

Phrases starting with the word Acanthophis:

  1. Acanthophis hawkei
  2. Acanthophis laevis
  3. Acanthophis wellsi
  4. Acanthophis Woolfi
  5. Acanthophis Yuwoni
  6. Acanthophis Bottomi
  7. Acanthophis pyrrhus
  8. Acanthophis rugosus
  9. Acanthophis Wellsei
  10. Acanthophis Cummingi
  11. Acanthophis Groenveldi
  12. Acanthophis Macgregori
  13. Acanthophis praelongus
  14. acanthophis antarcticus
  15. Acanthophis Wellsi Wellsi

Phrase ending with the word Acanthophis:

  1. genus acanthophis

Other phrases containing the word Acanthophis:

  1. species Acanthophis hawkei
  2. species Acanthophis laevis
  3. species Acanthophis wellsi
  4. Species Acanthophis Woolfi

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acanthophis

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Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Reptiles (2004)

by Murray Wrobel

Lizard Acanthodactylus tristrami Squamata - Lacertidae e Lebanon Fringe- fingered Lizard Acanthodactylus yemenicus Squamata - Lacertidae e Yemen Fringe-fingered Lizard Acanthophis Squamata - Elapidae e Death Adders; Deaf Adders ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Acanthophis antarcticus; gray- brown, dark, banded, 30-inch Australian elapid snake that is aggressive and a rapid striker. The venomisapotent toxin. The bite often leaves no mark butisusually fatal. desert death a. Acanthophis pyrrhus;a ...

Google previewGreen's Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine and Surgery (1908)

by John William Ballantyne

Acanthophis, or " Death Adder," found in South Africa and Australia. (7) Elaps, or " Coral snake," found in West Indies and Brazil.

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles (2011)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

Crotalus New Guinea Death Adder Acanthophis crotalusei Hoser, 1998 This is not named after a person, but indirectly after the rattlesnake genus Crotalus. (The name is derived from the Greek word krotalon, which means “rattle” or “castanet.

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1889)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, with Maps and Numerous Wood Engravings

ACANTHOPHIS. ACANTHURUS— ACCOUNT. Vulcan, by order of Jupiter, delivered Peleus, who. ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION. This phrase was used by Christ in prophesying the approaching destruction of Jerusalem (Matt. xxiv. 215 ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder

ACANTHOPHIS. A genus of venomous serpents, allied to the Vipers, but distinguished from them in many essential characters. The head of the Acanthophis is broad and compressed, the mouth capable of great extension, and the tail is ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History, Or, A Popular Dictionary of Zoology (1870)

In which the Characteristics that Distinguish the Different Classes, Genera, and Species are Combined with a Variety of Interesting Information Illustrative of the Habits, Instincts, and General Economy of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Maunder

ACANTHOPHIS. A genus of venomous serpents, allied to the Vipers, but distinguished from them in many essential characters. The head of the Acanthophis is broad and compressed, the mouth capable of great extension, and the tail is ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

Acanthophis, Daud. 94. Echis, Merr. 95. Langaha, Drug. § Crotalina. 96. Trigonocephalus, Oppel. Sub-genera, 4. 97. Crotalus, L. ,*□ Eighth Family. OCECILLOE. C cecilia, L. Secohd Sub-Class. AMPHIBIA. Order IV. ANOURA. Hyla, Laur.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

death adder, Acanthophis antarcticus a distinctive, venomous Australian snake with a triangular head, ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

death adder, Acanthophis spp. true adder, any snake of the genus Vtpera, especially Vtpera berus. or sometimes any snake of the family ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animals (2007)

by Karen McGhee, George McKay

Monocled cobra Naja kaouthia Markings on the back of the hood are thought to discourage predators attacking from behind Common death adder Acanthophis antarcticus Eastern coral snake Micrurus fulvius This venomous snake confuses ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Death adder (Acanthophis antarcticus); Australian tiger snakes (Notechis spp.); Australian copperhead (Denisonia spp.) FAMILY: SEA SNAKES (Hydrophiidae) SUBFAMILY: Laticaudinae Examples: ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1N1T1H4O1P3H4I1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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