garter snake(redirected from Plains Garter Snake)
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Any of various nonvenomous North and Central American snakes of the genus Thamnophis, having longitudinal stripes.
(Animals) any nonvenomous North American colubrid snake of the genus Thamnophis, typically marked with longitudinal stripes
any harmless snake of the genus Thamnophis, common in North and Central America, usu. with three longitudinal stripes on the back.
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|Noun||1.||garter snake - any of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes|
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
ribbon snake, Thamnophis sauritus - slender yellow-striped North American garter snake; prefers wet places