from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a broad family including only nonvenomous snakes, containing about two-thirds of all living species. It includes the bullsnakes, garter snakes, and water snakes as well as many other species.
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- n. nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
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