HyperDic: gopher_snake

English > 2 senses of the expression gopher snake:
NOUNanimalgopher snake, indigo snake, Drymarchon coraislarge dark-blue nonvenomous snake that invades burrows
animalgopher snake, Pituophis melanoleucusbull snake of western North America that invades rodent burrows
English > gopher snake: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarge dark-blue nonvenomous snake that invades burrows; found in southern North America and Mexico.
Synonymsindigo snake, Drymarchon corais
Narrowereastern indigo snake, Drymarchon corais couperiA variety of indigo snake
Broadercolubrid snake, colubridMostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial / terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
English > gopher snake: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningbull snake of western North America that invades rodent burrows.
SynonymPituophis melanoleucus
Broaderbull snake, bull-snakeAny of several large harmless rodent-eating North American burrowing snakes

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