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Any of various venomous aquatic snakes of the family Elapidae (or Hydrophiidae) that inhabit tropical waters of the Pacific and Indian Oceans and that bear live offspring.
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(Animals) any venomous snake of the family Hydrophiidae, of tropical seas, that swims by means of a laterally compressed oarlike tail
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any of several venomous marine snakes of the family Hydrophidae, having a finlike tail.
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|Noun||1.||sea snake - any of numerous venomous aquatic viviparous snakes having a fin-like tail; of warm littoral seas; feed on fish which they immobilize with quick-acting venom|
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