or bull snake
[ bool-sneyk ]
/ ˈbʊlˌsneɪk /
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any of several large North American constrictors of the genus Pituophis, as the gopher snake and pine snake, that feed chiefly upon small rodents.
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How to use bullsnake in a sentence
He named this yere bull-snake Clarence, and got it so plumb gentle it followed him everywhere.The Boy Scouts Book of Stories|Various
Almost everyone has heard of the bull snake, but its name is a poor one, for it has the wrong connotation.
However, it healed so promptly that it was quite apparent that the bull snake's bite is not toxic.
Then Packsaddle Jack told about a bull-snake family he used to know in southern Kansas.
The old man bull-snake would beller just like a bull when he was stirred up.
British Dictionary definitions for bullsnake
any burrowing North American nonvenomous colubrid snake of the genus Pituophis, typically having yellow and brown markingsAlso called: gopher snake
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