from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of harmless colubriform serpents of North America, of the family Colubridæ. Two common species of the United States are S. dekayi, and S. occipitoma-culata, the spotted-neck snake.

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  • n. a genus of Colubridae


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