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

  • n. Any of various bull snakes common in pine woods, especially Pituophis melanoleucus, of the eastern United States.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a large harmless North American snake (Pituophis melanoleucus). It is whitish, covered with brown blotches having black margins. Called also bull snake. The Western pine snake (Pituophis Sayi) is chestnut-brown, mottled with black and orange.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A snake of the genus Pityophis, as P. bellona, the bull-snake, of which there are several kinds.

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

  • n. any of several bull snakes of eastern and southeastern United States found chiefly in pine woods; now threatened

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