Share this entry
swamp snake Line breaks: swamp snake

Definition of swamp snake in English:


An olive-coloured venomous snake living in marshy and wet country on the east coast of Australia.
  • Hemiaspis signata, family Elapidae
Example sentences
  • Late at night, when the crickets chirp and the swamp snakes sleep, that Cajun brother will notice that I noticed him over the gumbo, and my perfect vacation will be complete.
  • The three subspecies of black swamp snake are delineated by the number of ventral scales.
  • It is a rough, dull snake, one of the six species of ‘rear fanged’ swamp snakes in India.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources