wart snake


noun

either of two stout, nonvenomous snakes of the family Acrochordindae, ranging from southeastern Asia to northern Australia, and having the skin covered with wartlike, three-pointed scales.

Nearby words

  1. warship,
  2. warsle,
  3. warszawa,
  4. wart,
  5. wart cress,
  6. warta,
  7. wartburg,
  8. warthin's tumor,
  9. warthog,
  10. wartime

Origin of wart snake

First recorded in 1875–80

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