Meaning of anguine in English:

anguine

Pronunciation /ˈaŋɡwɪn/

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’.