either of two highly venomous snakes, Notechis scutatus and N. ater, of Australia and Tasmania, that grow to a length of 5 feet (1.5 meters).
Origin of tiger snake
First recorded in 1870–75
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a highly venomous brown-and-yellow elapid snake, Notechis scutatus, of Australia
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