carpet snake


: a rather large Australian constricting snake (Python variegatus or spilotes) chiefly pale brown with a mottled pattern see diamond snake
in Tasmania : a pale form of the tiger snake
: a common Indian wolf snake (Lycodon aulicus)

Word History


perhaps so called from its variegated coloring

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“Carpet snake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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