HyperDic: rat_snake

English > 1 sense of the expression rat snake:
NOUNanimalrat snakeany of various nonvenomous rodent-eating snakes of North America and Asia
English > rat snake: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of various nonvenomous rodent-eating snakes of North America and Asia.
NarrowerIndian rat snake, Ptyas mucosusEnter buildings in pursuit of prey
black rat snake, blacksnake, pilot blacksnake, mountain blacksnake, Elaphe obsoletalarge harmless shiny black North American snake
chicken snakelarge North American snake
corn snake, red rat snake, Elaphe guttatalarge harmless snake of southeastern United States
Broadercolubrid snake, colubridMostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial / terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes

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