Definition of anguine in English:

anguine

adjective

rare
  • Of or resembling a snake.

    • ‘The most parsimonious trees suggest that the history of anguine lizards in western Eurasia and Morocco is older than anguine history in North America.’
    • ‘Resembling a snake, the anguine lizard has four vestigal limbs evident.’

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Latin anguinus, from anguis snake.

Pronunciation:

anguine

/ˈaŋɡwɪn/