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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 Snakes from wikipedia
are elongated, legless, carnivorous reptiles
of the suborder
Serpentes. Like all squamates, snakes
are ectothermic, amniote vertebrates
- the coral snake
), a milk snake
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- species; however other snakes
may also cause significant problems
in this area of the world. While several species
- kept pet snakes
. Though superficially resembling
the venomous copperhead
and often killed
as a result
of this mistaken
identity, corn snakes
- (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...
- This is a list of extant snakes
by their common
names. Note that the snakes
by name, and in some cases
may have no scientific...
- of bands
are seen in some po****tions. Some milk snakes
have a striking resemblance
to coral snakes
and this mimicry
(known as Batesian
some venomous snakes
lack well-developed fangs. Common venomous snakes include
Elapidae, Viperidae, Atractaspididae...
) is a family
. With 524 genera
1,760 species, it is the largest snake
family, and includes
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