Definition of Acanthophis

1. Noun. Australian elapid snakes.

Exact synonyms: Genus Acanthophis
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Elapidae, Family Elapidae
Member holonyms: Acanthophis Antarcticus, Death Adder



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acanthophis

Acadian
Acadians
Acalypha
Acalypha virginica
Acanthaceae
Acanthia lectularia
Acanthisitta
Acanthisitta chloris
Acanthisittidae
Acanthocereus
Acanthocereus pentagonus
Acanthocereus tetragonus
Acanthocheilonema
Acanthocybium
Acanthocybium solandri
Acanthophis
Acanthophis antarcticus
Acanthoscelides
Acanthoscelides obtectus
Acanthuridae
Acanthurus
Acanthurus chirurgus
Acanthus mollis
Acapulco
Acapulco de Juarez
Acapulco gold
Acaridae
Acarnanian
Acarnanians
Acarus

Literary usage of Acanthophis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"acanthophis tortor, Less. M. Lesson, who gives the above formula, remarks, in the Zoologie tie fa Coquille, that this serpent is not a true acanthophis ..."

2. Medical zoology, and mineralogy; or Illustrations and descriptions of the by John Stephenson (1832)
"acanthophis PALPEBROSUS. Palpebral acanthophis. SPEC. CHAR. Body pale grey, with blueish transverse bands on the back ; reddish with two rows of black ..."

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