brown snake

noun

: any of several Australian venomous elapid snakes (genus Pseudonaja) that were formerly included in the genus Demansia
especially : a widely distributed brownish or blackish snake (P. textilis synonym D. textilis)

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“Brown snake.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/brown%20snake. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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