garter snake

noun

Definition of garter snake

:any of a genus (Thamnophis) of harmless viviparous American snakes with longitudinal stripes on the back

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First Known Use of garter snake

1743


GARTER SNAKE Defined for English Language Learners

garter snake

noun

Definition of garter snake for English Language Learners

  • : a harmless American snake that has stripes along its back


GARTER SNAKE Defined for Kids

garter snake

noun

Definition of garter snake for Students

:any of numerous harmless American snakes with stripes along the back

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