family Colubridae

nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
Syn: ↑Colubridae
Hypernyms: ↑reptile family
Member Holonyms: ↑Serpentes, ↑suborder Serpentes, ↑Ophidia, ↑suborder Ophidia
Member Meronyms:
colubrid snake, ↑colubrid, ↑Carphophis, ↑genus Carphophis, ↑Diadophis, ↑genus Diadophis, ↑Heterodon, ↑genus Heterodon, ↑Phyllorhynchus, ↑genus Phyllorhynchus, ↑Opheodrys, ↑genus Opheodrys, ↑Chlorophis, ↑genus Chlorophis, ↑Coluber, ↑genus Coluber, ↑Masticophis, ↑genus Masticophis, ↑Elaphe, ↑genus Elaphe, ↑Ptyas, ↑genus Ptyas, ↑Arizona, ↑genus Arizona, ↑Pituophis, ↑genus Pituophis, ↑Lampropeltis, ↑genus Lampropeltis, ↑Thamnophis, ↑genus Thamnophis, ↑Tropidoclonion, ↑genus Tropidoclonion, ↑Sonora, ↑genus Sonora, ↑Potamophis, ↑genus Potamophis, ↑Haldea, ↑genus Haldea, ↑Natrix, ↑genus Natrix, ↑Nerodia, ↑genus Nerodia, ↑Storeria, ↑genus Storeria, ↑Chilomeniscus, ↑genus Chilomeniscus, ↑Tantilla, ↑genus Tantilla, ↑Oxybelis, ↑genus Oxybelis, ↑Trimorphodon, ↑genus Trimorphodon, ↑Hypsiglena, ↑genus Hypsiglena, ↑Drymarchon, ↑genus Drymarchon

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  • Colubridae — n. a broad family including only nonvenomous snakes, containing about two thirds of all living species. It includes the bullsnakes, garter snakes, and water snakes as well as many other species. Syn: family {Colubridae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Colubridae — noun nonvenomous snakes; about two thirds of all living species • Syn: ↑family Colubridae • Hypernyms: ↑reptile family • Member Holonyms: ↑Serpentes, ↑suborder Serpentes, ↑Ophidia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • colubrid — /kol euh brid, yeuh /, n. 1. any of numerous, typically harmless snakes constituting the family Colubridae, having no vestigial limbs, a scale covered head and body with a mostly bare face, and belly scales usually as wide as the body, including… …   Universalium

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