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A highly venomous snake found in SW Australia, similar to the related brown snakes.
- ‘Needless to say, we gave the dugite a wide berth.’
- ‘A couple of hours later we saw the culprit by our pond - a 4 ft dugite slithering across the lawn.’
- ‘This includes many populous areas, and dugites are a relatively frequent cause of snakebite in this area.’
- ‘Other examples resembling the general appearance of dugites from the Middleback ranges and environs have been found.’
- ‘There are several species, the most important medically being the eastern or common brown, the western brown or gwardar and the dugite.’
Late 19th century: from Nyungar dukayj.
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