Origin of anacondaearlier anacandaia from Sinhalese henacand?ya, literally , lightning-stem, a snake of Sri Lanka: name later transferred to this South American boa
Any of several nonvenomous, semiaquatic snakes of the genus Eunectes of tropical South America that kill by coiling around their prey, especially E. murinus, which can attain a length of up to 9 meters (29.5 feet).
Origin of anacondaEarlier a large snake of Sri Lanka from New Latin anacandaia from Sinhalese he&nlowdot;akandayā he&nlowdot;a thunderbolt ( from Middle Indic asa&nlowdot;i ) ( from Sanskrit aśanih ; see ak- in Indo-European roots.) kanda stem, trunk, body ( from Middle Indic khandha- ) ( from Sanskrit skandhah shoulder, upper back )
From the Sinhalese [script?] (henakandaya, “one with large body”), a species of constrictor found in Sri Lanka.
- In 1905 the value of the products of the factories of Anaconda and Great Falls was 63.5% of that for the entire state.
- Among the non-venomous species, the commonest are the boa-constrictor, the anaconda (Eunectes murinus) and the ih'.
- In the huge Anaconda plant, for example, in which 150 tons of refined copper can be produced daily by the Thofehrn multiple system (not the jet system alluded to above), there are 600 tanks about 84 ft.
- Eunectes murinus, the Anaconda, Charina, e.g.
- The Butte, Anaconda & Pacific railway carries ore from the mines at Butte to the smelters at Anaconda.