Also called ring snake. a common European snake, Natrix natrix, having a collar of bright orange or yellow.
any of various small, slender snakes of North America, as the garter snake or green snake.
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- grass roots,
- grass rug,
- grass sack,
- grass shears,
- grass skiing,
- grass snipe,
- grass sorghum,
- grass sponge,
- grass style,
- grass tree
Origin of grass snake
An Americanism dating back to 1835–45
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a harmless nonvenomous European colubrid snake, Natrix natrix, having a brownish-green body with variable markings
any of several similar related European snakes, such as Natrix maura (viperine grass snake)
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