or bull snake

[boo l-sneyk]


any of several large North American constrictors of the genus Pituophis, as the gopher snake and pine snake, that feed chiefly upon small rodents.

Origin of bullsnake

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85; bull1 + snake
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