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Definition of Rock snake
Rock 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. rock snakePython Py"thon, n. [NL., fr. L. Python the serpent slain near
Delphi by Apollo, Gr. ?.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of very large snakes of the genus
Python, and allied genera, of the family Pythonid[ae].
They are nearly allied to the boas. Called also rock
Note: The pythons have small pelvic bones, or anal spurs, two
rows of subcaudal scales, and pitted labials. They are
found in Africa, Asia, and the East Indies.
2. A diviner by spirits. ``[Manasses] observed omens, and
appointed pythons.' --4 Kings xxi. 6 (Douay version).
Meaning of Rock snake from wikipedia
are elongated, limbless, carnivorous reptiles
of the suborder Serpentes
/sɜːrˈpɛntiːz/. Like all other
are ectothermic, amniote...
- The Central African rock python
(Python sebae) is a species
of large constrictor snake
in the family
Pythonidae. The species
to sub-Saharan Africa...
- The rim rock crowned snake
(Tantilla oolitica), named after
land arrangement, is a non-venomous endangered species
- The largest living snakes
in the world, measured either
or by weight, are various members
of the Boidae
families. They include...
- Rock python
to: Central African rock python
(Python sebae), a non-venomous snake species found
in sub-Saharan Africa Southern African rock
- Perrotet's shieldtail snake
Pipe snake Asian
pipe snake Dwarf
Red-tailed pipe snake Python African rock python Amethystine
- Rat snakes
with kingsnakes, milk snakes
, vine snakes
and indigo snakes
– of the subfamily Colubrinae
of the family
- The corn snake
(Pantherophis guttatus) is a species
of North American
in the family
Colubridae. The species subdues
prey by constriction...
- Snake River Conspiracy
(SRC) is an American industrial rock
band. It was formed
in 1996 in the San Francisco
Bay Area by producers
- F. Du****. p. 384. Gray, J. E. (1849). "The Royal Rock Snake
of the specimens
in the collection
of the British
museum. London: The...
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