pine snake


noun

any of several subspecies of bullsnake of the eastern and southeastern U.S., chiefly in pine woods: now threatened.

Nearby words

  1. pine marten,
  2. pine mouse,
  3. pine needle,
  4. pine nut,
  5. pine siskin,
  6. pine straw,
  7. pine tar,
  8. pine tree shilling,
  9. pine tree state,
  10. pine warbler

Origin of pine snake

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95

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