Definition of Colubrid

1. Noun. Mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes.




Definition of Colubrid

1. Noun. Any snake in the family Colubridae, completely covered in scales and mostly nonvenomous. ¹

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Definition of Colubrid

1. any of a large family of snakes [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colubrid

colter
colters
colthood
colting
coltish
coltishly
coltishness
coltishnesses
coltivirus
colts
coltsfeet
coltsfoot
coltsfoots
coltwood
coltwoods
colubrid (current term)
colubrid snake
colubridae
colubrids
colubriform
colubrine
colugo
colugos
columbamine
columbaria
columbaries
columbarium
columbariums
columbary
columbate

Literary usage of Colubrid

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1. The Reptiles of Western North America: An Account of the Species Known to by John van Denburgh (1922)
"colubrid^ This family contains a large number of snakes in which the belly is covered with a series of large plates; the head plates are large and more or ..."

2. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"colubrid^: with solid teeth, not grooved or tubular. Non-venomous. Subfamily i. ... colubrid.E with fangs in the front of the upper jaw. Venomous. ..."

3. The Amphibians of Western North America by Joseph Richard Slevin (1890)
"colubrid^E This family contains a large number of snakes in which the belly is covered with a series of large plates; the head plates are large and more or ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"Almost any colubrid snake makes fair progress in the water, notwithstanding the absence both of a compressed tail and of a vertical fin. ..."

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