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いらぶー

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

irabuu

Definition

Noun

  1. An aquatic snake; water snake; sea snake; sea serpent
  2. The Erabu black-banded sea krait (Laticauda semifasciata)

Etymology

Possibly derived from the prefix えら【偉・豪】 era, meaning "large, huge", and the word  はぶ【蛇・波布】 habu, meaning "snake, serpent".

Notes

Some aquatic snakes unique to the Ryukyu Islands include the Erabu black-banded sea krait (Laticauda semifasciata), Kikuzato's brook-snake (Opisthotropis kikuzatoi),  and the Slender-necked Seasnake (Hydrophis melanocephalus).

意味:うみへび【海蛇】、えらぶうみへび【永良部海蛇】、えらぶうなぎ【永良部鰻】

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