Pronunciation: (am"fus-bē'nu), [key]
—pl. -naePronunciation: (-nē), [key] -nas.
1. any of numerous worm lizards of the genus Amphisbaena.
2. Class. Myth.a serpent having a head at each end of its body and the ability to move forward or backward.
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