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Snake

(Science: zoology) Any species of the order ophidia; an ophidian; a serpent, whether harmless or venomous. See ophidia, and serpent.

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 blind, garter, etc. Fetich snake, any one of several species of neuropterous insects of the genus Rhaphidia; so called because of their large head and elongated neck and prothorax.

(Science: botany) snake gourd, any one of numerous species of colubrine snakes which habitually live in trees, especially those of the genus Dendrophis and allied genera.

Origin: AS. Snaca; akin to LG. Snake, schnake, Icel. Snakr, snkr, dan. Snog, Sw. Snok; of uncertain origin.


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