Definition of Anaconda

1. Noun. Large arboreal boa of tropical South America.

Exact synonyms: Eunectes Murinus
Generic synonyms: Boa
Group relationships: Eunectes, Genus Eunectes



Definition of Anaconda

1. n. A large South American snake of the Boa family (Eunectes murinus), which lives near rivers, and preys on birds and small mammals. The name is also applied to a similar large serpent (Python tigris) of Ceylon.

Definition of Anaconda

1. Noun. Any of various large nonvenomous snakes of the genus ''Eunectes'', found mainly in northern South America. Their length can grow to as much as 5 m (15 ft). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anaconda

1. a large snake [n -S]

Medical Definition of Anaconda

1. A large South American snake of the Boa family (Eunectes murinus), which lives near rivers, and preys on birds and small mammals. The name is also applied to a similar large serpent (Python tigris) of Ceylon. Origin: Of Ceylonese origin?. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anaconda

anaclitisms
anacmesis
anacoenosis
anacoloutha
anacolouthon
anacolouthons
anacolpate
anacolutha
anacoluthia
anacoluthias
anacoluthic
anacoluthically
anacoluthon
anacoluthons
anaconda (current term)
anacondae
anacondas
anacoustic
anacreontic
anacreontics
anacrogynous
anacronym
anacronyms
anacrotic
anacrotic limb
anacrotic pulse
anacrotism
anacruses
anacrusic

Literary usage of Anaconda

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1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"The terms of the lease are substantially as follows: The Montana Railway Company leases to the Butte, anaconda, & Pacific Rail way Company all the railway, ..."

2. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1921)
"TREATING CONVERTER SLAG AT anaconda Reverberatory Furnace for Treating Converter ... 1920) THE ore from the Butte mines of the anaconda company is quite ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1921)
"Reverberatory Furnace for Treating Converter Slag at anaconda BY FREDERICK ... 1920) THE ore from the Butte mines of the anaconda company is quite siliceous ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1917)
"LEACHING PLANT AT anaconda. small operating plant, capable of handling 5 tons of roasted tailing per day, was installed. Again, the results proved ..."

5. Report by New Hampshire Bureau of Labor, Montana (1900)
"anaconda. Deer Lodge. anaconda. Helmville. anaconda. Deer Lodge. ... Justices of the Peace: Frank Kennedy, anaconda; James Quane, anaconda; ..."

6. Metallurgy of Copper by Heinrich Oscar Hofman (1914)
"Flue w is covered with tiles clamped with heavy channels. The work of the furnace is given in Table 51. The furnace of the anaconda Co. of 1903, at anaconda ..."

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