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tree snake Line breaks: tree snake

Definition of tree snake in English:


A harmless arboreal snake, typically very slender and able to mimic a twig.
  • Several genera in the family Colubridae, e.g. Dendrelaphis and Ahaetulla (of Asia), and Leptophis and Oxybelis (of America)
Example sentences
  • It's as though the hood present on some cobras were extended along the entire length of the paradise tree snake's body.
  • A green wine snake that was caught & a bronze tree snake that just escaped swiftly had the crowd excited for some time.
  • It seemed to move and sway almost of its own free will, like a tree snake dangling from a branch.
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