blacksnake

noun
black·​snake | \ ˈblak-ˌsnāk How to pronounce blacksnake (audio) \

Definition of blacksnake

1 or black snake : any of several snakes that are largely black or very dark in color: such as
2 or blacksnake whip : a long tapering braided whip of rawhide or leather

First Known Use of blacksnake

1634, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Blacksnake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blacksnake. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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blacksnake

noun
black·​snake | \ ˈblak-ˌsnāk How to pronounce blacksnake (audio) \

Kids Definition of blacksnake

: either of two harmless blackish snakes of the United States

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