sand snake

noun

1
2
: any snake of an Old World boigid genus (Psammophis) with large eyes and variable color pattern common in sandy areas of northern Africa and Asia
3
: any of a genus (Chilomeniscus) of small North American colubrid burrowing snakes

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“Sand snake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sand%20snake. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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