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corn′ snake`

a large harmless rat snake, Elaphe guttata guttata, of the SE U.S., yellow, tan, or gray in color.
[1670–80, Amer.]
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Noun1.corn snake - large harmless snake of southeastern United States; often on farms
rat snake - any of various nonvenomous rodent-eating snakes of North America and Asia
Elaphe, genus Elaphe - North American rat snakes
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Corn Snakes are native to Central and the SouthEast of North America.
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