Definition of Thunder snake

1. Noun. Small reddish wormlike snake of eastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Carphophis Amoenus, Worm Snake
Generic synonyms: Colubrid, Colubrid Snake
Group relationships: Carphophis, Genus Carphophis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thunder Snake

thumpings
thumpity
thumps
thumpy
thumri
thunder
thunder and lightning
thunder cloud
thunder clouds
thunder god
thunder gods
thunder lizard
thunder lizards
thunder mug
thunder pot
thunder snake (current term)
thunder thighs
thunderation
thunderbird
thunderbirds
thunderblast
thunderbolt
thunderbolt beetle
thunderbolt beetles
thunderbolts
thunderboomer
thunderboomers
thunderbox
thunderboxes
thunderburst

Literary usage of Thunder snake

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

1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1916)
"9. Lampropeltis getulus getulus (Linn.): KinĀ« Snake; Common King Snake; Chain Snake; thunder snake; Thunder and Lightning Snake; ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1873)
"... Bd. and Gd.), an American species, first described by Catesby under this name ; it is also called thunder snake, and king snake. ..."

3. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1904)
"thunder snake. Black with narrow yellowish lines forking on the flanks, each fork embracing a large black spot ; belly checkered. Scales 21. VP 210 to 240. ..."

4. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1899)
"thunder snake. Black with narrow yellowish lines forking on the flanks, each fork embracing a large black spot ; belly checkered. Scales 21. VP 210 to 240. ..."

5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1859)
"... it is also called thunder snake, and king snake. It has been arranged under different genera, but the above is the name given to it by Dr. Holbrook. ..."

6. Final Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1890)
"thunder snake. King Snake. Black, with narrow yellow lines forking on flanks, each fork embracing a large black spot; belly checkered. ..."

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