a bluish racer, Coluber constrictor flaviventris, of Ohio to eastern Iowa.
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How to use blue racer in a sentence
The "hoop snake" was quite as authentic to us as the blue racer, although no one had actually seen one.A Son of the Middle Border | Hamlin Garland
For the subspecies of racer involved in my field study the widely used vernacular "blue racer" has been adopted in this report.
On several occasions I have been led to a blue racer by the distressed croaking of a frog that the snake had captured.
The locale of the present study was near the geographic center of the blue racer's range.
In the adult blue racer the dorsal color is variable, pale brown or gray, bluish, greenish or slaty.
British Dictionary definitions for blue racer
a long slender blackish-blue fast-moving colubrid snake, Coluber constrictor flaviventris, of the US
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