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king snakeor king·snake (kĭng′snāk′)
Any of various nonvenomous constricting New World snakes of the genus Lampropeltis, having a black or brown body with white, yellow, or reddish markings and feeding principally on rodents.
(Animals) any nonvenomous North American colubrid snake of the genus Lampropeltis, feeding on other snakes, small mammals, etc
any of several harmless New World snakes of the genus Lampropeltis, that often feed on other snakes.
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|Noun||1.||king snake - any of numerous nonvenomous North American constrictors; feed on other snakes and small mammals|
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
common kingsnake, Lampropeltis getulus - widespread in United States except northern regions; black or brown with yellow bands