Dictionary

colubrid

colubrid

noun col·u·brid \ˈkäl-yə-brəd, ˈkä-lə-\

Definition of COLUBRID

:  any of a large cosmopolitan family (Colubridae) of chiefly nonvenomous snakes
colubrid adjective

Origin of COLUBRID

ultimately from Latin colubra snake
First Known Use: 1887

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: colubriformPrevious Word in the Dictionary: coluberAll Words Near: colubrid
February 27, 2015
rationale Hear it
An explanation or underlying reason
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears