Share this entry

Share this page

rat snake

División en sílabas: rat snake

Definición de rat snake en inglés:

sustantivo

A harmless constricting snake that feeds on rats and other small mammals.
  • Several genera and species in the family Colubridae: genus Elaphe of America, in particular E. obsoleta, and genera Ptyas and Argyrogena of Asia (also called racer), in particular P. mucosus
Example sentences
  • Only last week a boa constrictor and rat snake were found on a golf course near Accrington.
  • A climbing snake, such as a rat snake, will hold itself on a stick.
  • At the end of the demonstration, the handler comes out of the cage with a rat snake in hand.

Definición de rat snake en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

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

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día tenebrous
Pronunciación: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure