HyperDic: whip_snake

English > 1 sense of the expression whip snake:
NOUNanimalwhip snake, whip-snake, whipsnakeany of several small fast-moving snakes with long whiplike tails
English > whip snake: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of several small fast-moving snakes with long whiplike tails.
Synonymswhip-snake, whipsnake
Member ofMasticophis, genus Masticophiswhip snakes
NarrowerCalifornia whipsnake, striped racer, Masticophis lateralisA whipsnake of scrublands and rocky hillsides
Sonoran whipsnake, Masticophis bilineatusboth terrestrial / terrestrial and arboreal snake of United States southwest
coachwhip, coachwhip snake, Masticophis flagellumA whipsnake of southern United States and Mexico
Broadercolubrid snake, colubridMostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial / terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes

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