HyperDic: grass_snake

English > 3 senses of the expression grass snake:
NOUNanimalgrass snake, ring snake, ringed snake, Natrix natrixharmless European snake with a bright yellow collar
animalgrass snake, garter snakeany of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes
animalgrass snake, green snakeeither of two North American chiefly insectivorous snakes that are green in color
English > grass snake: 3 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningharmless European snake with a bright yellow collar; common in England.
Synonymsring snake, ringed snake, Natrix natrix
Narrowerviperine grass snake, Natrix mauraA small harmless grass snake
Broaderwater snakeAny of various mostly harmless snakes that live in or near water
Spanishculebra de collar
CatalanNatrix natrix
English > grass snake: 3 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes.
Synonymgarter 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
English > grass snake: 3 senses > noun 3, animal
MeaningEither of two North American chiefly insectivorous snakes that are green in color.
Synonymgreen snake
Member ofOpheodrys, genus OpheodrysNorth American green snakes
Narrowerrough green snake, Opheodrys aestivusOf southern and eastern United States
smooth green snake, Opheodrys vernalisOf western and central United States
Broadercolubrid snake, colubridMostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial / terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
Spanishculebra de collar, serpiente verde

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