Colubrid meaning

kŏlə-brĭd, kŏlyə-
Any of numerous, widely distributed, chiefly nonvenomous snakes of the family Colubridae, which includes the king snakes, garter snakes, and water snakes.
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Any of a large, worldwide family (Colubridae) of generally nonpoisonous snakes, including garter snakes, racers, and kingsnakes.
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Of or having to do with this family.
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Any of numerous, widely distributed, chiefly nonvenomous snakes of the family Colubridae, which includes the king snakes, garter snakes, and water snakes.
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Any snake in the family Colubridae, completely covered in scales and mostly nonvenomous.
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Origin of colubrid

  • From New Latin Colubridae family name from Latin coluber colubr- snake

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin coluber (“snake”).

    From Wiktionary