chelydre

English

noun
Definitions
  • (obsolete) A fetid water snake.

Etymology

Inherited from Middle English chelidre derived from Old French chelidre derived from Latin chelȳdrus (fetid water serpent) derived from Ancient Greek χέλυδρος (amphibious serpent).

Origin

Ancient Greek

χέλυδρος

Gloss

amphibious serpent

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