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ring·neck snake(rĭng′nĕk′) also ring-necked snake
A small nonvenomous colubrid snake (Diadophis punctatus) of North America, having a dark back and sides with a bright reddish or yellowish underside and a yellow or orange ring around the neck.
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|Noun||1.||ringneck snake - any of numerous small nonvenomous North American snakes with a yellow or orange ring around the neck|
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes