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hydrophid

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EtymologyEdit

hydro- + Ancient Greek [script needed] (ophis, a small serpent)

NounEdit

hydrophid (plural hydrophids)

  1. (zoology) Any sea snake of the subfamily Hydrophiinae, venomous, preying on fishes, with a flattened tail for swimming.

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