Definition of Mountain blacksnake

1. Noun. Large harmless shiny black North American snake.

Exact synonyms: Black Rat Snake, Blacksnake, Elaphe Obsoleta, Pilot Blacksnake
Generic synonyms: Rat Snake
Group relationships: Elaphe, Genus Elaphe



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Blacksnake

mountain alder
mountain anaemia
mountain andromeda
mountain anemone
mountain ash
mountain avens
mountain azalea
mountain balm
mountain bearberries
mountain bearberry
mountain beaver
mountain bike
mountain bikes
mountain biking
mountain birch
mountain blacksnake (current term)
mountain bladder fern
mountain blue berry
mountain boarding
mountain box
mountain building
mountain buzzard
mountain buzzards
mountain chain
mountain chinchilla
mountain clematis
mountain climber
mountain climbing
mountain clubmoss
mountain cranberry

Literary usage of Mountain blacksnake

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"See ARARAT. Pilot-plant, the compass-plant (qv). Pilot Snake, a rustic name in the United States for several different snakes, as the mountain blacksnake ..."

2. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"THE PILOT BLACKSNAKE; mountain blacksnake ; THE BLACK COLUBER Coluber obsoletus, (Say.) One of the largest species. The form is quite stout and the head is ..."

3. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"... Mexico, and the West Indies, and the Texan whipsnake (qv) is a near relation. The chain-snake is sometimes called 'mountain blacksnake. ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... The Writer, May 1968 The maximum orbit attained by the capsule —Current Biography, November 1965 The great mountain blacksnake, entirely harmless, ..."

5. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"See ARARAT. Pilot-plant, the compass-plant (qv). Pilot Snake, a rustic name in the United States for several different snakes, as the mountain blacksnake ..."

6. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"THE PILOT BLACKSNAKE; mountain blacksnake ; THE BLACK COLUBER Coluber obsoletus, (Say.) One of the largest species. The form is quite stout and the head is ..."

7. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"... Mexico, and the West Indies, and the Texan whipsnake (qv) is a near relation. The chain-snake is sometimes called 'mountain blacksnake. ..."

8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... The Writer, May 1968 The maximum orbit attained by the capsule —Current Biography, November 1965 The great mountain blacksnake, entirely harmless, ..."

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