Definition of Genus Eunectes
1. Noun. Anacondas.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Boidae, Family Boidae
Member holonyms: Anaconda, Eunectes Murinus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Eunectes
Literary usage of Genus Eunectes
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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"To a closely related genus (Eunectes) belongs the gigantic water-boa whose habits are almost aquatic. (See ANACONDA). ..."
2. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1873)
"The genus eunectes may be distinguished from all others of the boa family by the nostrils opening at the upper part of the end of the muzzle, ..."
3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"The genus eunectes may he distinguished from all others of the boa family by the nostrils opening at the upper ..."