10 PORTUGUESE BOOKS RELATING TO «ANACANDAIA»
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Hobson-Jobson: The Definitive Glossary of British India
Serpens Indicus Bubalinus, Anacandaia Zeylonensibus, id est Bubalorum
aliorumque jumentorum membra conterens,” p. 332. The following passage from
St Jerome, giving an etymology, right or wrong, of the word boa, which our
Henry Yule, A. C. Burnell, Kate Teltscher, 2013
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2 gen. que reflecte a luz , os sons. t AnacandaIa, s. m. d'hist. nat. cobra de
Surinam). t Anacandef, s. m. d'hist. nat. «erpcnle pequeña (insinuase pelo
intestino recto). Anacakde , s. /п. anacardo (fructo). t Anacardier, s. m. bot. (
aiiakardiê) ana ...
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*Anacandaia*,f.Grande serpente de Surinam, espécie de bôa, que atinge 10
metros de comprimento. * *Anacandé*, m.Serpente muito delgada de
Madagáscar. (Provavelmente outra fórmadeanacandaia). * *Anacantho*,m.
Gênero depeixes ...
Cândido de Figueiredo, 1937
This is the anacandaia of Ceylon, compared for its size to the mast of a ship. It is
found in Africa and the Indian islands, and is described by Mrs, Graham as
common in the vicinity; of Bombay, undulating motion of the head, and with
The Asiatic annual register or a view of the history of ...
... peculiar to, Ceylon. Wild boars, bears, jackalls, and tigers, abound in the
woods. The naga, or, as the Portugueze call it, the cabra de capello, or hooded
snake, is very common 1*1 Cevlon. The vast snake, called boa, and anacandaia
The Asiatic Annual Register; Or, A View of the History of ...
The vast snake, called boa, and anacandaia, by the Cingalese, is to be found
here : though not of so large a size .19 those mentioned by Dr. Shaw.f It is,
doubtless, the fame monstrous serpent described by Quintus Curtius, and .Arrian,
An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English
Orig.large serpentfound in Ceylon, anacandaia (Ray). Now used vaguelyofany
boaorpython. Not now known in Singhalese, but perh. orig. misapplication of
Singhalese henakanday , whip snake, lit. lightningstem.Ithas beensuggested that
... most likely never unpacked a word's ancestry, bur Mary opened the suitcases
and pulled out all the scarves. Anaconda was originally a Sri Lankan snake, an
unexplained alteration of Latin anacandaia, for "python," yet still from Sinhalese ...
Asiatic Annual Register
Wild boars, bears, jackalls, and tigers, abound in the woods. The naga, or, as the
Portugueze call it, the cabra de capello, or hooded snake, is very common in
Ceylon. The vast snake, called boa, ami anacandaia, by the Cingalese, is to dalu.
The Asiatic Annual Register: Or a View of the History of ...
s - The vast snalrercalled boa, and anacandaia, by thc Cingalese, to be found
here: though not of so large a. The method of taking the clepliantsffl? is by a fnare
, or elephanttoil, constructcd of stout cocoa trees, almost in the form of a tri. angle.