colubrid

noun
col·​u·​brid | \ ˈkäl-yə-brəd How to pronounce colubrid (audio) , ˈkä-lə- \

Definition of colubrid

: any of a large cosmopolitan family (Colubridae) of chiefly nonvenomous snakes

Other Words from colubrid

colubrid adjective

First Known Use of colubrid

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for colubrid

ultimately from Latin colubra snake

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The first known use of colubrid was in 1887

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“Colubrid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colubrid. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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