red-bellied snake

noun

Definition of red-bellied snake 

1 : any of several American colubrid snakes with coral or reddish ventral surfaces: such as

a : western ring-necked snake

b : a woodland snake (Storeria occipitomaculata) of the Mississippi valley and southeast to Florida

2 : an Australian elapid snake (Pseudelaps squamulosus) that is brown or blackish above and salmon-red below and is venomous but not dangerous to man

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