Hy"dro*phid\, n. [Hydro-, 1 + Gr. ? a small serpent.] (Zo["o]l.) Any sea snake of the genus Hydrophys and allied genera. These snakes are venomous, live upon fishes, and have a flattened tail for swimming.
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