king snake

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noun \ˈkiŋ-ˌsnāk\
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kingsnake

Definition of king snake

  1. :  any of various brightly marked nonvenomous colubrid snakes (genus Lampropeltis) chiefly of North and Central America that have glossy, smooth scales and usually a striped, blotched, or speckled pattern and that typically feed on rodents, birds, frogs, lizards, eggs, and other snakes — see milk snake

First Known Use of king snake

1709


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