blue racer


Definition of blue racer

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

First Known Use of blue racer

1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Blue racer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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