house snake


Definition of house snake

2 : any of several harmless African colubrid snakes (genus Boaedon) that live chiefly on mice and rats

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First Known Use of house snake

1807, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“House snake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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