indigo snake


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

indigo snake

n.
Any of several bluish-black nonvenomous snakes of the genus Drymarchon found from the southern United States to northern South America.

indigo snake

n
(Animals) a dark-blue nonvenomous North American colubrid snake, Drymarchon corais couperi

in′digo snake′


n.
a large, harmless, shiny blue-black New World snake, Drymarchon corais.
Also called gopher snake.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indigo snake - large dark-blue nonvenomous snake that invades burrowsindigo snake - large dark-blue nonvenomous snake that invades burrows; found in southern North America and Mexico
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
Drymarchon corais couperi, eastern indigo snake - a variety of indigo snake
References in periodicals archive ?
After wearing a six-foot-long eastern indigo snake around his neck, Highland Park resident Adam Nemirow placed it on the neck of his 7-year-old daughter, Rebekah.
The O2O corridor provides important habitat for the Florida black bear and protected species like the red-cockaded woodpecker, indigo snake and gopher tortoise.
In Florida, NRCS used ACEP funds to enroll an additional 6,700 acres in the Northern Everglades Watershed, supporting the restoration and protection of habitat for a variety of listed species, including the Wood Stork, Crested caracara, and Eastern Indigo Snake.
Listed species such as the endangered reticulated flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma bishopi), Mississippi gopher frog (Rana capito), and eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon corais couperi), as well as keystone species like the gopher tortoise, depend on this ecosystem.
A BLACK Indigo snake has been stolen from a pet shop in south Warwickshire.
Even protected species like the Florida gopher tortoise and the Indigo snake have quickly disappeared from the terrain and no official has stepped in to enforce their protection or question their rapid disappearance.