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noun as in reptile

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The snake also suffered from kidney damage, possibly a result of water deprivation near the end of its life.

Lizard and snake genomes are usually around 2 gigabases, she says.

Physicists already knew that tree snakes flatten their bodies as they leap.

Over 300 years ago, microscopy pioneer Antonie van Leeuwenhoek described sperm tails swaying in a symmetric pattern, like “that of a snake or an eel.”

That’s just like venom glands of snakes, but it’s a first for amphibians, the researchers report July 3 in iScience.

For these Arabs, Iran is the raised (and loaded) head of the snake.

The black mamba snake slithering towards Lakshmi is highly venomous.

Here the snake oil quotient is a bit more evident than in the skybox seats occupied by insights made using hard science.

Which of these foods have science to back them up, and which are nothing but snake oil?

The snake was particularly kissed and touched as worshippers entered.

He heard Mohammedans alluding to a Brahmin as a leader—so might a wolf and a snake make common alliance against a watch dog.

On his loins was a lion of great fierceness, and coiled round his waist was a hissing mamba (snake).

So they bore Spotted Snake away with them in the canoe, while the Dogtown gang shrieked farewells from the old landing.

Dorothy again caught the furtive glance of the woman's evil eyes, and recoiled from it as if she had trodden upon a snake.

A few hundreds in a few hungry pockets, and we run a snake through the legislature declaring that lake state property.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to snake, such as: serpent, and vermin.

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