hognose snake

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hognose snake harmless North American snake with upturned nose; may spread its head and neck or play dead when disturbed
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Usage

In literature:

The hognose-snake is very common.
"Travels in the Interior of North America, Part I, (Being Chapters I-XV of the London Edition, 1843)" by Alexander Philipp Maximilian, Prince of Wied
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In news:

Spreading activity by the Eastern hognose snake.
You'd probably want avoid it—which is the exact result the hognose snake wanted.
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