from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several small nonvenomous snakes of the genus Diadophis, having a bright reddish or yellowish underside and a yellow or orange ring around the neck, widespread in the Unites States and Central America.
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- n. any of numerous small nonvenomous North American snakes with a yellow or orange ring around the neck
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