HyperDic: garter_snake

English > 1 sense of the expression garter snake:
NOUNanimalgarter snake, grass snakeany of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes
English > garter snake: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes.
Synonymgrass snake
Member ofThamnophis, genus Thamnophisgarter snakes
NarrowerWestern ribbon snake, Thamnophis proximusyellow- or reddish-striped snake of temperate woodlands and grasslands to tropics
common garter snake, Thamnophis sirtalisA garter snake that is widespread in North America
ribbon snake, Thamnophis sauritusslender yellow-striped North American garter snake
Broadercolubrid snake, colubridMostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial / terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
Spanishculebra de collar, serpiente de jarretera

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