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Definition of Ptyas mucosus

Ptyas mucosus
Pantherine Pan"ther*ine, a. Like a panther, esp. in color; as, the pantherine snake (Ptyas mucosus) of Brazil.
Ptyas mucosus
Rat Rat, n. [AS. r[ae]t; akin to D. rat, OHG. rato, ratta, G. ratte, ratze, OLG. ratta, LG. & Dan. rotte, Sw. r[*a]tta, F. rat, Ir. & Gael radan, Armor. raz, of unknown origin. Cf. Raccoon.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) One of the several species of small rodents of the genus Mus and allied genera, larger than mice, that infest houses, stores, and ships, especially the Norway, or brown, rat (M. Alexandrinus). These were introduced into Anerica from the Old World. 2. A round and tapering mass of hair, or similar material, used by women to support the puffs and rolls of their natural hair. [Local, U.S.] 3. One who deserts his party or associates; hence, in the trades, one who works for lower wages than those prescribed by a trades union. [Cant] Note: ``It so chanced that, not long after the accession of the house of Hanover, some of the brown, that is the German or Norway, rats, were first brought over to this country (in some timber as is said); and being much stronger than the black, or, till then, the common, rats, they in many places quite extirpated the latter. The word (both the noun and the verb to rat) was first, as we have seen, leveled at the converts to the government of George the First, but has by degrees obtained a wide meaning, and come to be applied to any sudden and mercenary change in politics.' --Lord Mahon. Bamboo rat (Zo["o]l.), any Indian rodent of the genus Rhizomys. Beaver rat, Coast rat. (Zo["o]l.) See under Beaver and Coast. Blind rat (Zo["o]l.), the mole rat. Cotton rat (Zo["o]l.), a long-haired rat (Sigmodon hispidus), native of the Southern United States and Mexico. It makes its nest of cotton and is often injurious to the crop. Ground rat. See Ground Pig, under Ground. Hedgehog rat. See under Hedgehog. Kangaroo rat (Zo["o]l.), the potoroo. Norway rat (Zo["o]l.), the common brown rat. See Rat. Pouched rat. (Zo["o]l.) (a) See Pocket Gopher, under Pocket. (b) Any African rodent of the genus Cricetomys. Rat Indians (Ethnol.), a tribe of Indians dwelling near Fort Ukon, Alaska. They belong to Athabascan stock. Rat mole. (Zo["o]l.) See Mole rat, under Mole. Rat pit, an inclosed space into which rats are put to be killed by a dog for sport. Rat snake (Zo["o]l.), a large colubrine snake (Ptyas mucosus) very common in India and Ceylon. It enters dwellings, and destroys rats, chickens, etc. Spiny rat (Zo["o]l.), any South America rodent of the genus Echinomys. To smell a rat. See under Smell. Wood rat (Zo["o]l.), any American rat of the genus Neotoma, especially N. Floridana, common in the Southern United States. Its feet and belly are white.

Meaning of Ptyas mucosus from wikipedia

- Rat-snake Ptyas mucosus (Linnaeus 1758) in Central Java. Bogor Agricultural University. http://www.snakesoftaiwan.com/Ptyas%20mucosa/species_ptyas_mucosa...
- and three postoculars. Temporals are 2 + 3. The Oriental rat snake Ptyas mucosus is often mistaken for the Indian cobra; however, this snake is much...
- Buff-striped keelback Amphiesma stolatum Rat snake or dhaman Ptyas mucosus Indo-Chinese rat snake Ptyas korros Cat snake Boiga trigonata. Russell's viper (Daboia...
- (Ahaetulla nasutus), common wolf snake (Lycodon aulicus), rat snake (Ptyas mucosus), bamboo pit viper (Trimeresurus gramineus), Russell's viper (Daboia...
- Trimeresurus spp or as broad as they are long, for example, as in Rat snake Ptyas mucosus. In some cases, scales may be keeled weakly or strongly as in the case...
- cobra (Naja naja), common krait (Bungarus caeruleus), and rat snake (Ptyas mucosus). Trees include teak (Tectona grandis), anjan (Hardwickia binata), oil...
- The cobra (Naja naja), krait (Bungarus caeruleus), and rat-snake (Ptyas mucosus) are commonly found. The Indian crocodile or naka (Crocodylus palustris)...
- Divided anal scale of Ptyas mucosus, a colubrid. See the undivided ventral scales to its left and the divided caudal scales to the right....
- crows and the greater coucal which may also prey on chicks. Rat snakes (Ptyas mucosus) may sometimes take chicks. In Sri Lanka, this bird is known as demalichcha...
- leithii Psammophis lineolatus Psammophis schokari Pseudocyclophis persica Ptyas mucosus Sibynophis sagittarius Spalerosophis arenarius Spalerosophis diadema...
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