horsehair snake

noun

variants or horsehair worm
: a free-living adult gordioid worm

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1753, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of horsehair snake was circa 1753

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“Horsehair snake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horsehair%20snake. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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