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hog·nose snake(hôg′nōz′, hŏg′-)
Any of several thick-bodied, nonvenomous North American snakes of the genus Heterodon having an upturned snout. Also called puff adder.
(Animals) any North American nonvenomous colubrid snake of the genus Heterodon, having a trowel-shaped snout and inflating the body when alarmed. Also called: puff adder
hog′nose snake`(ˈhɔgˌnoʊz, ˈhɒg-)
any harmless North American snake of the genus Heterodon having an upturned snout.
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|Noun||1.||hognose snake - harmless North American snake with upturned nose; may spread its head and neck or play dead when disturbed|
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes