Definition of coral snake in English:

coral snake

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noun

  • A brightly coloured venomous snake of the cobra family, typically having conspicuous bands of red, yellow, white, and black.
    • Micrurus and other genera in the family Elapidae: numerous species
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    • Thus, several kinds of king snakes mimic the venomous coral snake's distinctive pattern of alternating red, black, and yellow or white bands.
    • The ruse works so successfully that some 30 other non-venomous snakes have mimicked the coral snake and share similar color patterns.
    • The Eastern coral snake, itself highly venomous, is also easily avoided.

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