Congo snake
Congo snake Con"go snake" (Zo["o]l.) An amphibian ({Amphiuma means}) of the order {Urodela}, found in the southern United States. See {Amphiuma}. [1913 Webster]

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  • congo snake — noun aquatic eel shaped salamander having two pairs of very small feet; of still muddy waters in the southern United States • Syn: ↑amphiuma, ↑congo eel, ↑blind eel • Hypernyms: ↑salamander • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Amphiuma …   Useful english dictionary

  • congo snake — any of several eel shaped salamanders, as the amphiuma or siren. Also called congo eel. [1825 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • congo snake — /ˈkɒŋgoʊ sneɪk/ (say konggoh snayk) noun either of two primitive, eel like amphibians of the genus Amphiuma of the south eastern US having two pairs of very short limbs. Also, congo eel …   Australian English dictionary

  • congo eel — ☆ congo eel n. an eel like salamander (Amphiuma means) with two pairs of very small, weak legs, found in the swamps of the SE U.S.: also called congo snake * * * …   Universalium

  • congo eel — ☆ congo eel n. an eel like salamander (Amphiuma means) with two pairs of very small, weak legs, found in the swamps of the SE U.S.: also called congo snake …   English World dictionary

  • congo eel — noun aquatic eel shaped salamander having two pairs of very small feet; of still muddy waters in the southern United States • Syn: ↑amphiuma, ↑congo snake, ↑blind eel • Hypernyms: ↑salamander • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Amphiuma …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Amphiuma means — Congo snake Con go snake (Zo[ o]l.) An amphibian ({Amphiuma means}) of the order {Urodela}, found in the southern United States. See {Amphiuma}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Congoeel — Congo eel n. An eellike amphibian (Amphiuma means) of the southeast United States, having two pairs of tiny nonfunctioning legs. Although it is almost completely aquatic, it can move overland. Also called Congo snake. * * * …   Universalium

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