bull snake

noun

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 Officials set up infrared cameras, bait and unleashed a pair of bull snakes. Author: Amanda Coletta, Anchorage Daily News, "Alberta, Canada: Rat-free for 70 years," 28 Sep. 2019 Officials set up infrared cameras, bait and unleashed a pair of bull snakes. Washington Post, "Alberta, Canada: Rat-free for 70 years!," 28 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of bull snake

1784, in the meaning defined above

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“Bull snake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bull%20snake. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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