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Definition of Snakes

Snake
Snake Snake, n. [AS. snaca; akin to LG. snake, schnake, Icel. sn[=a]kr, sn?kr, Dan. snog, Sw. snok; of uncertain origin.] (Zo["o]l.) 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 (Tropidonotus natrix). 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 prothorax. 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.
Snake
Snake Snake, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Snaked; p. pr. & vb. n. Snaking.] 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 Snake, v. i. To crawl like a snake.

Meaning of Snakes from wikipedia

- Snakes are elongated, legless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes. Like all squamates, snakes are ectothermic, amniote vertebrates covered...
- Snakes and Ladders is an ancient Indian board game regarded today as a worldwide cl****ic. It is pla**** between two or more players on a gameboard having...
- the coral snake), a milk snake to fill in for the taipan (which attacks the couple having ****), corn snakes, rattlesnakes, and mangrove snakes. About two-thirds...
- species; however other snakes may also cause significant problems in this area of the world. While several species of snakes may cause more bodily destruction...
- Sea snakes, or coral reef snakes, are a subfamily of venomous elapid snakes, the Hydrophiinae, that inhabit marine environments for most or all of their...
- kept pet snakes. Though superficially resembling the venomous copperhead and often killed as a result of this mistaken identity, corn snakes are harmless...
- Coral snakes are a large group of elapid snakes that can be subdivided into two distinct groups, Old World coral snakes and New World coral snakes. There...
- "Snake Gets a Date". IGN. Retrieved October 28, 2006. "Twin Snakes Late in Europe". IGN. Retrieved October 28, 2006. Hirohiko Niizumi. "Twin Snakes to...
- Rat snakes (or ratsnakes) are membersalong with kingsnakes, milk snakes, vine snakes and indigo snakes – of the subfamily Colubrinae of the family...
- (1987). Living Snakes of the World. New York: Sterling. ISBN 0-8069-6461-8. Murphy, J. C.; Henderson, R. W. (1997). Tales of Giant Snakes: A Historical...
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