coachwhip snake

noun

Definition of coachwhip snake

: a long slender active colubrid snake (Masticophis flagellum synonym Coluber flagellum) of the southern U.S. of which the scale pattern resembles a braided whip

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“Coachwhip snake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coachwhip%20snake. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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