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Noun: grass snake  grãs sneyk
  1. Harmless European snake with a bright yellow collar; common in England
    - ring snake, ringed snake, Natrix natrix
  2. Any of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes
    - garter snake
  3. Either of two North American chiefly insectivorous snakes that are green in colour
    - green snake

Derived forms: grass snakes

Type of: colubrid, colubrid snake, water snake

Part of: genus Opheodrys, genus Thamnophis, Opheodrys, Thamnophis

Encyclopedia: Grass snake