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

  • n. Any of several slender nonvenomous New World snakes of the genus Masticophis, having a long tail that resembles a whip.
  • n. Any of several similar or related snakes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The coachwhip snake.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An Australian poisonous snake, Hoplocephalus flagellum, about a foot long.
  • n. One of various serpents of long, slender form, likened to that of a whip-lash.

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

  • n. any of several small fast-moving snakes with long whiplike tails
  • n. any of several small fast-moving snakes with long whiplike tails
  • n. any of several small fast-moving snakes with long whiplike tails

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