from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several slender, yellow-green nonvenomous North American snakes of the genus Opheodrys, such as the grass snake.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. one of two harmless American snakes (Cyclophis vernalis, and C. ├Žstivus). They are bright green in color.
  • n.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of two different kinds of grass-snakes of the United States, of a bright-green color, uniform over all the upper parts (changing to bluish in spirits), and of very slender form:

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of numerous African colubrid snakes
  • n. either of two North American chiefly insectivorous snakes that are green in color


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