HyperDic: lyre_snake

English > 1 sense of the expression lyre snake:
NOUNanimallyre snakemildly venomous snake with a lyre-shaped mark on the head
English > lyre snake: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningmildly venomous snake with a lyre-shaped mark on the head; found in rocky areas from southwestern United States to Central America.
Member ofTrimorphodon, genus Trimorphodonlyre snakes
NarrowerSonoran lyre snake, Trimorphodon lambdaOf desert regions of southwestern North America
Broadercolubrid snake, colubridMostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial / terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes

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