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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Freshwater turtle of Chesapeake Bay tributaries having colored markings on the lower shell.

Usage examples (12)
  • Look for redbelly snakes—under stones, boards, logs, and leafy debris, especially along forest edges.
  • Snake-phobia sufferers take note: redbelly snakes will do anything they can to get away from you and stay alive.
  • Under a ceiling of northern needleleaf trees, for instance, they know to look for porcupines, red squirrels, redbelly snakes, and brown creepers.
  • The banded sculpin and slender madtom occur in small streams, especially where aquatic macrophytes are present, and the southern redbelly dace inhabits headwaters. for more
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