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pine snake

Syllabification: pine snake

Definition of pine snake in English:

noun

A large harmless North American snake with dark markings. When disturbed it hisses loudly and vibrates its tail.
  • Pituophis melanoleucus, family Colubridae
Example sentences
  • The Louisiana pine snake, one of the rarest snakes in the U.S., is relatively abundant on a managed forest in Bienville Parish, Louisiana, and scientists want to know why.
  • The Louisiana pine snake is one of the rarest snakes in the United States.
  • For years the pine snake survived relatively unnoticed on the property.

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