Definition of Coluber constrictor

1. Noun. Blackish racer of the eastern United States that grows to six feet.

Exact synonyms: Black Racer, Blacksnake
Generic synonyms: Racer
Specialized synonyms: Blue Racer, Coluber Constrictor Flaviventris

Lexicographical Neighbors of Coluber Constrictor

Colorado four o'clock
Colorado potato beetle
Colorado spruce
Colorado tick fever
Colored People's Time
Colossus of Rhodes
Colour Index
Coluber constrictor (current term)
Coluber constrictor flaviventris
Coluber hippocrepis
Columba fasciata
Columba livia
Columba palumbus
Columbia Mental Maturity Scale
Columbia River
Columbia University
Columbia tiger lily

Literary usage of Coluber constrictor

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

1. Archæology of the United States by Samuel Foster Haven (1856)
"Coluber constrictor, Linnaeus (male). Black Snake. May 17. This snake had been kept without food for ten days. This is one of the swiftest and strongest of ..."

2. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1825)
"Inhabits Missouri. A specimen in the Philadelphia Museum. COLUBER constrictor. SYNONYMA. Coluber constrictor, Linn. Gmel. Kalm. Tra», in N. America, Vol. ..."

3. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"Linnaeus had correctly indicated this Serpent in his tenth edition, under the name of Coluber constrictor: why he changed it in the twelfth to Boa ..."

4. Materials for the study of variation treated with especial regard to by William Bateson (1894)
"Coluber constrictor. WYMAN, J., Proc. Bost. NHS, 1862, is. p. 193,/<7. Coluber constrictor. MITCHILL, SL, Amer. Jour, of Sci., x. 1826, p. 48, PI. ..."

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