Definition of bull snake in English:

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bull snake


(also bullsnake)
A constrictor found commonly on the plains and prairies of North America.
  • Family Colubridae and genus Pituophis: several species, including the gopher snake P. catenifer sayi.
Example sentences
  • Carlos and his father keep thirty-one snakes: twenty-five rattlesnakes of various species, four eyelash vipers, a bull snake, and Dave, the cobra.
  • Old-timers in parts of eastern Texas and Louisiana recall meetings with what they call the ‘bull snake’ as intimidating experiences.
  • Police say burglars had broken in earlier that day, taking exotic animals and equipment worth £640, including two bull snakes, a pair of hypo geckos, two skinks and a corn snake.

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