HyperDic: coral_snake

English > 2 senses of the expression coral snake:
NOUNanimalcoral snake, Old World coral snakeany of various venomous elapid snakes of Asia and Africa and Australia
animalcoral snake, harlequin-snake, New World coral snakeany of several venomous New World snakes brilliantly banded in red and black and either yellow or white
English > coral snake: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of various venomous elapid snakes of Asia and Africa and Australia.
SynonymOld World coral snake
NarrowerAfrican coral snake, Aspidelaps lubricussmall widely distributed arboreal snake of southern Africa banded in black and orange
Asian coral snakeOf India
Australian coral snake, Rhynchoelaps australissmall venomous but harmless snake marked with black-and-white on red
Broaderelapid, elapid snakeAny of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
English > coral snake: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny of several venomous New World snakes brilliantly banded in red and black and either yellow or white; widely distributed in South America and Central America.
Synonymsharlequin-snake, New World coral snake
Narrowereastern coral snake, Micrurus fulviusRanges from Central America to southeastern United States
western coral snake, Micruroides euryxanthusRanges from Central America to southwestern United States
Broaderelapid, elapid snakeAny of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
Spanishcoralillo

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