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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