worm snake(redirected from worm snakes)
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Either of two small harmless North American snakes (Carphophis amoenus or C. vermis), usually living under stones or logs and feeding chiefly on earthworms.
any of several small, wormlike snakes, esp. Carphophis amoenus, of the E and central U.S.
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|Noun||1.||worm snake - wormlike burrowing snake of warm regions having vestigial eyes|
|2.||worm snake - small reddish wormlike snake of eastern United States|
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes