Definition of green snake in English:

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green snake


A harmless American snake with a green back and white or yellowish underparts.
  • Genus Opheodrys, family Colubridae: two species.
Example sentences
  • Often slow to adapt and to accept food, once green snakes do eat they are often voracious and consume a lot.
  • Too much water in the substrate seems to cause green snakes to develop little blisters.
  • In order to grow, the smooth green snake must shed its skin.

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Syllabification: green snake

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