noun Pi·tu·o·phis \pə̇ˈtüəfə̇s, pə̇‧ˈtyü-\

Definition of Pituophis

  1. :  a genus of rodent-eating snakes (family Colubridae) comprising the North American bull snakes

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Origin and Etymology of pituophis

New Latin, irregular from Greek pitys pine tree + ophis snake — more at pine, anguis

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