HyperDic: kingsnake

English > 1 sense of the word kingsnake:
NOUNanimalkingsnake, king snakeany of numerous nonvenomous North American constrictors
English > kingsnake: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of numerous nonvenomous North American constrictors; feed on other snakes and small mammals.
Synonymking snake
Member ofLampropeltis, genus Lampropeltisking snakes and milk snakes
Narrowercommon kingsnake, Lampropeltis getuluswidespread in United States except northern regions
milk snake, house snake, milk adder, checkered adder, Lampropeltis triangulumnonvenomous tan and brown king snake with an arrow-shaped occipital spot
Broadercolubrid snake, colubridMostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial / terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes

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