Definition of Ringed snake
1. Noun. Harmless European snake with a bright yellow collar; common in England.
Generic synonyms: Water Snake
Specialized synonyms: Natrix Maura, Viperine Grass Snake
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Literary usage of Ringed snake
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of Marine Polyzoa in the Collection of the British Museum by George Busk (1852)
"Celle spatulate at the end; curved, ringed. Snake Coralline, Ellis, Corall. 43. no. 11. pl. 22. fig. c, C, ..."
2. The Leisure Hour edited by William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens (1876)
"An attempt was made some years ago to introduce the ringed- snake, but as the natives on ... Of the two snakes found in Britain, the ringed-snake (Natrix ..."
3. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"COMMON ringed snake (Tropidonotus Natrix), Injected and dissected so as to show the manner in which the viscera are arranged in situ. ..."
4. Winners in Life's Race, Or, The Great Backboned Family by Arabella Burton Buckley (1882)
"Common ringed snake.* Where the body is coiled the single under plates are seen. and the hissing sound is made by drawing in and forcing out the air from ..."
5. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel, Johann Gottfried Flügel (1861)
"ringed snake; —plage, /. domestic trouble ; —plan, m. plan of a house or housekeeping; ... ringed snake ..."