green snake


noun

any slender, green snake of the genus Opheodrys, of North America, feeding chiefly on insects.

Nearby words

  1. green river,
  2. green river ordinance,
  3. green roof,
  4. green run,
  5. green sea,
  6. green soap,
  7. green stamp,
  8. green strength,
  9. green stuff,
  10. green sulfur bacteria

Origin of green snake

An Americanism dating back to 1700–10

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