water snake


noun

any of numerous and widely distributed harmless snakes of the genus Natrix, inhabiting areas in or near fresh water.
any of various other snakes living in or frequenting water.
(initial capital letter)Astronomy. the constellation Hydrus.

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Origin of water snake

First recorded in 1595–1605
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British Dictionary definitions for water snake

water snake

noun

any of various colubrid snakes that live in or near water, esp any of numerous harmless North American snakes of the genus Natrix, such as N. sipedon
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