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tree snake

noun

  1. any of various slender arboreal colubrid snakes of the genera Chlorophis ( green tree snakes ), Chrysopelea ( golden tree snakes ), etc


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You might have been caught by a tree-snake, or by some savage vulture, and we should never have seen you more.

The green lizard is like the grass and the green tree-snake is inconspicuous among the branches.

Ah, little spider-monkey—little green tree-snake—you are there!

The harmless tree-snake (Dendrophis pictus) is more dreaded than the cobra.

To cure a headache, kill a tree-snake, and ram cotton seed and castor-oil down its throat, until the whole body is full.

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