Proteroglyphia
Proteroglypha Pro`te*rog"ly*pha, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? before + ? to carve.] (Zo["o]l.) A suborder of serpents including those that have permanently erect grooved poison fangs, with ordinary teeth behind them in the jaws. It includes the cobras, the asps, and the sea snakes. Called also {Proteroglyphia}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Proteroglypha — Pro te*rog ly*pha, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? before + ? to carve.] (Zo[ o]l.) A suborder of serpents including those that have permanently erect grooved poison fangs, with ordinary teeth behind them in the jaws. It includes the cobras, the asps, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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