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ringneck snake

or ring-necked snake

noun
1.
any of several small, nonvenomous North American snakes of the genus Diadophis, usually having a conspicuous yellow or orange ring around the neck.
Also called ring snake.
Origin of ringneck snake
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35
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