noun col·u·ber \ˈkäləbə(r), -lyə-\

Definition of coluber

  1. 1 capitalized :  an extensive genus (the type of the family Colubridae) of nonpoisonous snakes

  2. 2 plural -s :  any snake of the genus Coluber

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Origin and Etymology of coluber

New Latin, from Latin coluber, colubra snake; perhaps akin to Greek kōlon limb — more at calk

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to cast off or become cast off

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