Definition of snakes. Meaning of snakes. Synonyms of snakes
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Definition of snakes
SnakeSnake Snake, n. [AS. snaca; akin to LG. snake, schnake, Icel.
sn[=a]kr, sn?kr, Dan. snog, Sw. snok; of uncertain origin.]
Any species of the order Ophidia; an ophidian; a serpent,
whether harmless or venomous. See Ophidia, and Serpent.
Note: Snakes are abundant in all warm countries, and much the
larger number are harmless to man.
Blind snake, Garter snake, Green snake, King snake,
Milk snake, Rock snake, Water snake, etc. See under
Blind, Garter, etc.
Fetich snake (Zo["o]l.), a large African snake (Python
Seb[ae]) used by the natives as a fetich.
Ringed snake (Zo["o]l.), a common European columbrine snake
Snake eater. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The markhoor.
(b) The secretary bird.
Snake fence, a worm fence (which see). [U.S.]
Snake fly (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
neuropterous insects of the genus Rhaphidia; -- so
called because of their large head and elongated neck and
Snake gourd (Bot.), a cucurbitaceous plant (Trichosanthes
anguina) having the fruit shorter and less snakelike than
that of the serpent cucumber.
Snake killer. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The secretary bird.
(b) The chaparral cock.
Snake moss (Bot.), the common club moss (Lycopodium
clavatum). See Lycopodium.
Snake nut (Bot.), the fruit of a sapindaceous tree
(Ophiocaryon paradoxum) of Guiana, the embryo of which
resembles a snake coiled up.
Tree snake (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
colubrine snakes which habitually live in trees,
especially those of the genus Dendrophis and allied
genera. SnakeSnake Snake, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Snaked; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To drag or draw, as a snake from a hole; -- often with
out. [Colloq. U.S.] --Bartlett.
2. (Naut.) To wind round spirally, as a large rope with a
smaller, or with cord, the small rope lying in the spaces
between the strands of the large one; to worm.
Snake Snake, v. i.
To crawl like a snake.
Meaning of snake from wikipedia
are elongate, legless, carnivorous reptile
s of the suborder serpentes
that can be distinguished
from legless lizard
s by their
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is a major river
of the greater pacific northwest
in the united states
. at 1078 , mi , km long, it is the largest tributary
- a snakebite
is an injury caused
by a bite from a snake
, often resulting
in puncture wounds inflicted
by the animal's fang s and sometimes
- (metal gear ) and zanzibar
land (metal gear 2: solid snake
), snake opposes
the foxhound special operations
unit led by his twin brother
- the serpent, or snake, is one of the oldest
and most widespread mythological symbol
serpens, a crawling animal
is a casual video
game that originated during
the late 1970s in arcades
and has maintained popularity since
- and the in-game portrait
gear 2: solid snake resembles
in the game's opening sequence solid snake
- the snake
(蛇 ) is one of the 12-year cycle
of animals which appear
in the chinese zodiac
to the chinese calendar
, as well as
- snake venom
is highly modified saliva containing zootoxin
s used by snake
s to immobilize
prey or to serve
as a defence