HyperDic: colubrid_snake

English > 1 sense of the expression colubrid snake:
NOUNanimalcolubrid snake, colubridmostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial / terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
English > colubrid snake: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningMostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial / terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes.
Synonymcolubrid
Member ofColubridae, family Colubridaenonvenomous snakes
Narrowerblack-headed snakesmall secretive ground-living snake
bull snake, bull-snakeAny of several large harmless rodent-eating North American burrowing snakes
eastern ground snake, Potamophis striatula, Haldea striatulaIn some classifications placed in genus Haldea
garter snake, grass snakeAny of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes
glossy snake, Arizona elegansnocturnal burrowing snake of western United States with shiny tan scales
green snake, grass snakeEither of two North American chiefly insectivorous snakes that are green in color
green snakeAny of numerous African colubrid snakes
ground snake, Sonora semiannulatasmall shy brightly-ringed terrestrial / terrestrial snake of arid or semiarid areas of western North America
hognose snake, puff adder, sand viperharmless North American snake with upturned nose
hoop snakeAny of various harmless North American snakes that were formerly believed to take tail in mouth and roll along like a hoop
indigo snake, gopher snake, Drymarchon coraislarge dark-blue nonvenomous snake that invades burrows
king snake, kingsnakeAny of numerous nonvenomous North American constrictors
leaf-nosed snakeAny of various pale blotched snakes with a blunt snout of southwestern North America
lined snake, Tropidoclonion lineatumsecretive snake of city dumps and parks as well as prairies and open woods
lyre snakemildly venomous snake with a lyre-shaped mark on the head
night snake, Hypsiglena torquatanocturnal prowler of western United States and Mexico
racerslender fast-moving North American snakes
rat snakeAny of various nonvenomous rodent-eating snakes of North America and Asia
red-bellied snake, Storeria occipitamaculataharmless woodland snake of southeastern United States
ringneck snake, ring-necked snake, ring snakeAny of numerous small nonvenomous North American snakes with a yellow or orange ring around the neck
sand snakesmall North American burrowing snake
thunder snake, worm snake, Carphophis amoenussmall reddish wormlike snake of eastern United States
vine snakeslender arboreal snake found from southern Arizona to Bolivia
water snakeAny of various mostly harmless snakes that live in or near water
whip-snake, whip snake, whipsnakeAny of several small fast-moving snakes with long whiplike tails
Broadersnake, serpent, ophidianlimbless scaly elongate reptile
Spanishbicha, colubridae, colúbrido, culebra
Catalancolubridae, colúbrid

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