Definition of Xiphosoma caninum. Meaning of Xiphosoma caninum. Synonyms of Xiphosoma caninum

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Definition of Xiphosoma caninum

Xiphosoma caninum
Boa Bo"a, n.; pl. Boas . [L. boa a kind of water serpent. Perh. fr. bos an ox.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of large American serpents, including the boa constrictor, the emperor boa of Mexico (B. imperator), and the chevalier boa of Peru (B. eques). Note: The name is also applied to related genera; as, the dog-headed boa (Xiphosoma caninum). 2. A long, round fur tippet; -- so called from its resemblance in shape to the boa constrictor.

Meaning of Xiphosoma caninum from wikipedia

- 1768 Boa exigua Laurenti, 1768 Xiphosoma araramboya Wagler, 1824 Xiphosoma canina — Fitzinger, 1843 Xiphosoma caninum — A.M.C. Duméril & Bibron, 1844...