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Definition of the noun Amphisbena
What does Amphisbena mean as a name of something?
Amphisbena is a genus of Amphisbaenidae, described by Rafinesque in 1815.
- synonym: genus Amphisbena
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Reptilia
- order: Squamata
- family: Amphisbaenidae
- genus: Amphisbaena
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A general and bibliographical Dictionary of the Fine Arts. Containing ... explanations of the principal terms used in Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, and Engraving ... historical Sketches of the ... different Schools, etc (1826)
by James ELMES
also very frequently on ancient fonts: NIYON ANOMHMATA MH MONAN OYIN, and is certainly the happiest instance of that species of composition called amphisbena, a fabulous serpent which had two heads, and could advance either way.
The Encyclopedia Americana (1904)
by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines
See AMPHISBENA. (18) Pyg0p0didce.— Snake-like lizards; forelegs absent; hind-legs a pair of scaly flaps; Australasia. Sub-order 3. Chamaleontes.-Old- World saurians, with compressed body and prehensile tail; tongue club-shaped and ...
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Scrabble value of A1M3P3H4I1S1B3E1N1A1
The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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