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coachwhip

(ˈkəʊtʃˌwɪp)
n
1. a coachwhip snake
2. (Plants) a desert plant found in USA and Mexico
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Noun1.coachwhip - desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowerscoachwhip - desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers
candlewood - any of several resinous trees or shrubs often burned for light
Fouquieria, genus Fouquieria - resinous succulent trees or shrubs of desert and semidesert regions of southwestern United States that are leafless most of the year
2.coachwhip - a whipsnake of southern United States and Mexicocoachwhip - a whipsnake of southern United States and Mexico; tail resembles a braided whip
whip snake, whipsnake, whip-snake - any of several small fast-moving snakes with long whiplike tails
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Thus, while speckled kingsnakes (Lampropeltis getulus holbrooki), eastern hognosed snakes (Heterodon platyrhinos), western slender glass lizards (Ophisaurus attenuatus attenuatus), eastern coachwhip snakes, blotched watersnakes, western ribbon snakes (Thamnophis proximus proximus), Texas garter snakes and southern copperheads were observed during this study, there are no official records for these species in Delta County (based on Dixon 1987 and distribution records cited in Herpetological Review from 1985 to 1998).