carpet snake

noun

Definition of carpet snake

  1. 1 :  a rather large Australian constricting snake (Python variegatus or spilotes) chiefly pale brown with a mottled pattern — see diamond snake

  2. 2 in Tasmania :  a pale form of the tiger snake

  3. 3 :  a common Indian wolf snake (Lycodon aulicus)

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Origin and Etymology of carpet snake

perhaps so called from its variegated coloring


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