gopher snake

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gopher snake

go′pher snake`


n.
1. a bullsnake, Pituophis melanoleucus, that preys on small burrowing mammals.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gopher snake - large dark-blue nonvenomous snake that invades burrowsgopher snake - large dark-blue nonvenomous snake that invades burrows; found in southern North America and Mexico
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
Drymarchon corais couperi, eastern indigo snake - a variety of indigo snake
2.gopher snake - bull snake of western North America that invades rodent burrows
bull snake, bull-snake - any of several large harmless rodent-eating North American burrowing snakes