whip snake


: any of various slender snakes: such as
: a long bright-green harmless tree snake (Philodryas viridissimus) of South America

called also emerald whip snake

: a snake of a boigid genus (Dryophis) of Asia having a long leaflike head
: any of several small Australian snakes (genera Demansia and Denisonia) that are venomous but not deadly

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“Whip snake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whip%20snake. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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