Definition of cribo in English:

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cribo

Pronunciation: /ˈkriːbəʊ/
Pronunciation: /ˈkrʌɪbəʊ/

noun (plural cribos)

Another term for indigo snake.
Example sentences
  • Finally, black-tail cribos may experience shedding difficulties if they do not have access to a humid hide.
  • Large, active, hunting snakes - all non-venomous, or only mildly venomous - like tiger rat snakes, sipos, mussurana, and cribos react to disturbance by fleeing rapidly.
  • I saw one once, in the Glades in 1980, and have caught three cribos since.

Origin

Late 19th century: of unknown origin.

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