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brown tree snake

noun

Definition of brown tree snake

  1. :  a large venomous arboreal colubrid snake (Boiga irregularis) of northern Australia, New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands that has been accidentally introduced into other areas (as Guam)



1947

First Known Use of brown tree snake

1947


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