• synonyms

rock snake

rock python

  1. any large Australasian python of the genus Liasis
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Historical Examples

  • It was lucky for me that the snake was a rock-snake, which is not poisonous.

    The White Chief of the Caffres

    A.W. Drayson

  • Over my chest was the coil of the body of a rock-snake, this coil being bigger round than my thigh.

  • The boa and the rock-snake always swallow their prey head foremost.

  • I asked why a man should not catch hold of a rock-snake if he liked, and in what was the air of untruth.