colubrid


col·u·brid

noun \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

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