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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Related to or resembling a snake.

Usage examples (17)
  • There are also: serpentine, colubrine (if it's a cobra-like snake, can't apply to a constricter, say, or a sidewinder ...), anguine.
  • The doctor first put on the table a non-poisonous but very vicious and truculent colubrine snake.
  • Most of the colubrine snakes are entirely harmless, and are the common snakes that we meet everywhere.
  • Doctor Brazil informed me that the mussurama, like the king-snake, was not immune to the colubrine poison. for more
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