Rhachiodont

Rha´chi`o`dont


a.1.(Zool.) Having gular teeth formed by a peculiar modification of the inferior spines of some of the vertebræ, as certain South African snakes (Dasypeltis) which swallow birds' eggs and use these gular teeth to crush them.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.