blue racer


: a blue or greenish-blue colubrid snake (Coluber constrictor foxii) occurring chiefly from southern Ontario to Missouri

Word History

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blue racer was in 1839

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“Blue racer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

blue racer

: a blue or greenish blue harmless snake found from southern Ontario to Missouri

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