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colubrine

Suggested by the previous entry.

col·u·brine /ˈkɒləˌbraɪn, -brɪn, -yə-/
adjective
1. of or resembling a snake; snakelike.
2. belonging or pertaining to the subfamily Colubrinae, comprising the typical colubrid snakes.

[Origin: 1520-30; < L colubrīnus, equiv. to colubr– (s. of coluber) snake + –īnus -ine]

Source: Dictionary.com.

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