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Related to bull snake: gopher snake
Any of several large, nonvenomous North American snakes of the genus Pituophis that have yellow and brown or black markings and feed chiefly on rodents. Also called gopher snake.
(Animals) any burrowing North American nonvenomous colubrid snake of the genus Pituophis, typically having yellow and brown markings. Also called: gopher snake
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|Noun||1.||bull snake - any of several large harmless rodent-eating North American burrowing snakes|
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
Pituophis melanoleucus, gopher snake - bull snake of western North America that invades rodent burrows
pine snake - any of several bull snakes of eastern and southeastern United States found chiefly in pine woods; now threatened