Definition of anguineous in English:

anguineous

Pronunciation /aŋˈɡwɪnɪəs/

adjective

rare
  • Of or resembling a snake in form; snakelike.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From classical Latin anguineus consisting of snakes, snaky (from anguis snake + -eus see -eous) + -ous.