Carphophis amoenus

noun
small reddish wormlike snake of eastern United States
Syn: ↑thunder snake, ↑worm snake
Hypernyms: ↑colubrid snake, ↑colubrid
Member Holonyms: ↑Carphophis, ↑genus Carphophis

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