bullsnake
bullsnake ull"snake`, bull snake ull" snake`(b[oo^]l"sn[=a]k`), n. any of several large harmless rodent-eating North American burrowing snakes of the genus {Pituophis}. They include the {gopher snake} and {pine snake}.

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  • bullsnake — /bool snayk /, n. any of several large North American constrictors of the genus Pituophis, as the gopher snake and pine snake, that feed chiefly upon small rodents. Also, bull snake. [1775 85, Amer.; BULL1 + SNAKE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • bullsnake — /bool snayk /, n. any of several large North American constrictors of the genus Pituophis, as the gopher snake and pine snake, that feed chiefly upon small rodents. Also, bull snake. [1775 85, Amer.; BULL1 + SNAKE] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • gopher snake — bullsnake ull snake , bull snake ull snake (b[oo^]l sn[=a]k ), n. any of several large harmless rodent eating North American burrowing snakes of the genus {Pituophis}. They include the {gopher snake} and {pine snake}. Syn: . [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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