- of, characteristic of, or like a snake
Origin of colubrineClassical Latin colubrinus from coluber, serpent: see colon
- Of, relating to, or resembling a snake.
- Of or relating to a colubrid snake of the subfamily Colubrinae, including the king snakes and rat snakes.
(comparative more colubrine, superlative most colubrine)
- Snake-like, pertaining to snakes.
From Latin colubrinus, from colubra (“snake”) + -inus (“-ine”).