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amphisbaena, amphisbaenae, amphisbaenic
1. A legless lizard with a rounded tail resembling a second head. Native to tropical America of the family Amphisbaenidae.
2. A mythological serpent in classical mythology, a poisonous snake with a head at each end of its body, allowing it to move in either direction.
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