Definition of pipe snake in English:

pipe snake

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noun

  • Any of a number of slender tropical burrowing snakes, in particular:
    • a South American snake marked with bold red and black stripes (Anilius scytale, the only member of the family Aniliidae).an Asian snake which displays its bright under-tail coloration when alarmed (genus Cylindrophis, family Uropeltidae).
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    • Pipe snakes have cylindrical bodies with little heads, no real neck, small eyes and very short tails.
    • The non-venomous South American pipe snake is another species said to mimic the coral snake.

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