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a nocturnal burrowing snake, Arizona elegans, of the western U.S. and northern Mexico, having smooth, glistening scales of tan with brown blotches.


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  • Glottalized

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    [glot-ik] /ˈglɒt ɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to the glottis; glottal. /ˈɡlɒtɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the tongue or the glottis glottic glot·tic (glŏt’ĭk) adj.

  • Glottis

    [glot-is] /ˈglɒt ɪs/ noun, plural glottises, glottides [glot-i-deez] /ˈglɒt ɪˌdiz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. the opening at the upper part of the larynx, between the vocal cords. /ˈɡlɒtɪs/ noun (pl) -tises, -tides (-tɪˌdiːz) 1. the vocal apparatus of the larynx, consisting of the two true vocal cords and the opening between them n. 1570s, from […]

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