Colubridae

noun plural

Co·​lu·​bri·​dae kə-ˈl(y)ü-brə-ˌdē How to pronounce Colubridae (audio)
: a large cosmopolitan family of nonvenomous terrestrial, arboreal, or sometimes aquatic snakes
colubrid noun or adjective

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“Colubridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Colubridae. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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