Definition of Black rat snake

1. Noun. Large harmless shiny black North American snake.

Exact synonyms: Blacksnake, Elaphe Obsoleta, Mountain Blacksnake, Pilot Blacksnake
Generic synonyms: Rat Snake
Group relationships: Elaphe, Genus Elaphe



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black Rat Snake

black pea
black pepper
black phosphorus
black piedra
black pine
black plague
black poplar
black powder
black propaganda
black pudding
black puddings
black racer
black rain
black raspberry
black rat
black rat snake (current term)
black rats
black redstart
black redstarts
black rhinoceros
black rhinoceroses
black rhinocerotes
black rockweed
black root
black root rot fungus
black rot
black rudderfish
black sage
black sally
black salsify

Literary usage of Black rat snake

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. New English Canaan: Notes & Text by Thomas Morton (2000)
"Common Garter. Milk. Northern Water. Northern Copperhead, Timber Rattlesnake. Black Racer and black rat snake (Freeman/Nasuti 53) 241 ..."

2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1868)
"... Missouri 65201 D. GRIMES 1514 St. Christopher Street, Columbia, Missouri 65201 On 14 April 1979, at 0930 CST, a black rat snake (Elaphe obsoleta ob- ..."

3. Ecosystem Disturbance and Wildlife Conservation in Western Grasslands: A edited by Deborah M. Finch (1998)
"a dead copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix), a live black rat snake (Elaphe obsoleta), and a live coachwhip snake ..."

4. Canada: Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Provinces by Eva Ambros (1998)
"Two rare animals which inhabit the park: the wild turkey and the very large and non- poisonous black rat snake. There are boats to tour the islands, ..."

5. New English Canaan: Notes & Text by Thomas Morton (2000)
"Common Garter. Milk. Northern Water. Northern Copperhead, Timber Rattlesnake. Black Racer and black rat snake (Freeman/Nasuti 53) 241 ..."

6. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1868)
"... Missouri 65201 D. GRIMES 1514 St. Christopher Street, Columbia, Missouri 65201 On 14 April 1979, at 0930 CST, a black rat snake (Elaphe obsoleta ob- ..."

7. Ecosystem Disturbance and Wildlife Conservation in Western Grasslands: A edited by Deborah M. Finch (1998)
"a dead copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix), a live black rat snake (Elaphe obsoleta), and a live coachwhip snake ..."

8. Canada: Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Provinces by Eva Ambros (1998)
"Two rare animals which inhabit the park: the wild turkey and the very large and non- poisonous black rat snake. There are boats to tour the islands, ..."

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