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1768, a name first used in English to name a Ceylonese python, it erroneously was applied to a large South American boa, called in Brazil sucuriuba. The word is of uncertain origin, and no snake name like it now is found in Sinhalese or Tamil. One suggestion is that it is a Latinization of Sinhalese henacandaya "whip snake," lit. "lightning-stem" . Another suggestion is that it represents Tamil anaikkonda "having killed an elephant"

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What does the word anaconda mean?

An anaconda is a large snake.

What is the latin name of anaconda snake?

Depends which genus you mean. The two commonest species are :-Eunectes murinus - The Green Anaconda & Eunectes notaeus - the Yellow Anaconda

What is a sentence for anaconda?

I would not like to encounter an anaconda in the wild. The anaconda is a known constrictor.

What are the kinds of anaconda?

there are 2 kinds of anaconda 1) green anaconda 2) yellow anaconda

Where can you find a anakonda?

Did you mean anaconda if so amazon rain forest.

What does Eunectes mean?

Eunectes Murinus is the scientific name for the Green Anaconda

What is the difference between green anaconda and anaconda?

The anaconda is smaller and less green than the green anaconda.

How many types are anaconda?

There are four types of anaconda. they are as follows the yellow anaconda ( Eunectes notaeus ) , the green anaconda ( Eunectes murinus ) , the Bolivian anaconda ( Eunectes beniensis ) , the dark spotted anaconda ( Eunectes deschauenseei ).

How many types of anacondas are therse?

There are 4.Bolivian anacondaDark spotted anacondaGreen anacondaYellow anaconda

Which is bigger a python or anaconda?

both but they say anaconda so it's anaconda

What are the colors can an anaconda can be?

The two commonest species are the Green anaconda and the Yellow anaconda.

Is an anaconda a viper?

No, an anaconda is not a viper.

Why was the Anaconda plan named after the anaconda?

It is called "Anaconda" because an anaconda squeezes its victim to death like the the Union is going to "squeeze" the South.

How are tha anaconda plan and the anaconda different?

They are the same thing. The press drew a cartoon of an anaconda, to indicate slow strangulation, and the Union's original war-plan was then nicknamed the Anaconda Plan (or the Anaconda).

Which is the bigger snake python anaconda or boa constrictor?

An anaconda: the biggest snake in the world is the green anaconda.

What are the Anaconda enemies?

You're the anemy of the anaconda

Is an anaconda an amphibian or a reptile?

An Anaconda is a reptile

Anaconda vs the spitting cobra?


What is the plural for Anaconda?

The plural of anaconda is anacondas.

What is the name of the first anaconda movie?


Do anaconda have legs?

No, anaconda are snakes and they do not have legs.

How long can an anaconda be?

The longest anaconda is the green anaconda, growing to 5.21 m (17 ft).

What is a baby anaconda snake called?

a baby anacona is called an anaconda.....regardless of age, it is an anaconda

Is a anaconda solitary?

The Anaconda is definetely solitary.As soon as the anaconda is born, it leaves the area where it was born.

What is the difference between a female anaconda and a male anaconda?

the female anaconda is much bigger then the male