whip snake

noun

Definition of whip snake

  1. :  any of various slender snakes: such as a :  a long bright-green harmless tree snake (Philodryas viridissimus) of South America —called also emerald whip snake b :  coachwhip snake c :  a snake of a boigid genus (Dryophis) of Asia having a long leaflike head d :  any of several small Australian snakes (genera Demansia and Denisonia) that are venomous but not deadly

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