house snake

noun

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/house%20snake. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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