Acontias
Acontias A*con"ti*as, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ?, dim. ? dart.] (Zo["o]l.) Anciently, a snake, called {dart snake}; now, one of a genus of reptiles closely allied to the lizards. [1913 Webster]

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  • acontias — əˈkänchēəs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Greek akontias, a snake, from akont , akōn javelin, dart, from akē point more at edge : a genus of scincoid lizards with the limbs rudimentary or lacking …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acontias percivali — Taxobox name = Percival s Lance Skink Acontias percivali image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata subordo = Sauria familia = Scincidae genus = Acontias species = A. percivali binomial = Acontias… …   Wikipedia

  • dart snake — Acontias A*con ti*as, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ?, dim. ? dart.] (Zo[ o]l.) Anciently, a snake, called {dart snake}; now, one of a genus of reptiles closely allied to the lizards. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ακοντίας — (acontias). Γένος λεπιδωτών ερπετών της οικογένειας των σκινκιδών. Είναι σαύρα με οφιοειδές σώμα, χωρίς άκρα ή με πολύ ατροφικά. Ζει στη νότια Αφρική, στη Μαδαγασκάρη και στη Σρι Λάνκα. Το νοτιοαφρικανικό είδος α. η μελεαγρίς, έχει υπόλευκο χρώμα …   Dictionary of Greek

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