Definition of Green snake
1. Noun. Any of numerous African colubrid snakes.
2. Noun. Either of two North American chiefly insectivorous snakes that are green in color.
Generic synonyms: Colubrid, Colubrid Snake
Group relationships: Genus Opheodrys, Opheodrys
Specialized synonyms: Opheodrys Vernalis, Smooth Green Snake, Opheodrys Aestivus, Rough Green Snake
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Literary usage of Green snake
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1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"These reptiles show arboreal habits and are mainly insectivorous. A description of the only North American species follows: THE KEELED-SCALED green snake; ..."
2. Sources of Ancient and Primitive Law by Albert Kocourek, John Henry Wigmore (1915)
"It dived down into the ground. the green snake went down close by, and the brown one in another spot. Three springs arose to mark the place where they ..."
3. Mount Omi and Beyond: A Record of Travel on the Thibetan Border by Archibald John Little (1901)
"... the Thieves' Rest—green snake—Wild Boars—Strings of Salt Porters—Exhausted by Heat—Thanks to a Taoist Mine—Ta Wei—Plucky Pony ! ..."
4. Evolution of Law: Select Readings on the Origin and Development of Legal by Albert Kocourek, John Henry Wigmore (1915)
"It dived down into the ground, the green snake went down close by, and the brown one in another spot. Three springs arose to mark the place where they ..."