noun, plural am·phis·bae·nae [am-fuh s-bee-nee] /ˌæm fəsˈbi ni/, am·phis·bae·nas.
- any of numerous worm lizards of the genus Amphisbaena.
- Classical Mythology. a serpent having a head at each end of its body and the ability to move forward or backward.
noun plural -nae (-niː) or -nas
- any worm lizard of the genus Amphisbaena
- classical myth a poisonous serpent having a head at each end and able to move forwards or backwards