• WordNet 3.6
    • n Masticophis whip snakes
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n masticophis A genus of innocuous serpents, of the family Colubridæ, established by Baird and Girard in 1853; the whip-snakes. The type is the coachwhip-snake, M. flagelliformis, a very slender species with smooth scales, found in the southern United States; and others are described.
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