bull snake


Definition of bull snake

: a gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer sayi) chiefly of the central U.S broadly : gopher snake

Examples of bull snake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And somewhere, no doubt, a bull snake kept residence in a pocket gopher hole. Bob Timmons, Star Tribune, 31 July 2020 Officials set up infrared cameras, bait and unleashed a pair of bull snakes. Author: Amanda Coletta, Anchorage Daily News, 28 Sep. 2019 Officials set up infrared cameras, bait and unleashed a pair of bull snakes. Washington Post, 28 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of bull snake

1784, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bull snake was in 1784

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“Bull snake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bull%20snake. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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