Definition of Gopher snake

1. Noun. Large dark-blue nonvenomous snake that invades burrows; found in southern North America and Mexico.




2. Noun. Bull snake of western North America that invades rodent burrows.
Exact synonyms: Pituophis Melanoleucus
Generic synonyms: Bull Snake, Bull-snake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gopher Snake

gooseys
goosier
goosies
goosiest
goosing
goosish
goost
goosts
goosy
gopak
gopaks
gopher
gopher ball
gopher balls
gopher hole
gopher snake (current term)
gopher tortoise
gopher turtle
gopher wood
gophered
gophering
gopherlike
gophers
gopherspace
gopherwood
gopik
gopping
gopura
gopuram
gopurams

Literary usage of Gopher snake

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1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"The gopher snake or Indigo Snake is a variety of a large serpent inhabiting tropical South America and Central America. The typical form is pale brown or ..."

2. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"... consists of small mammals, of which gophers are said to form a large part. 64—Pituophis catenifer deserticola Stejneger. DESERT gopher snake. ..."

3. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"... consists of small mammals, of which gophers are said to form a large part. 64—Pituophis catenifer deserticola Stejneger. DESERT gopher snake. ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Also called gopher- snake.—5. lu some parts of the southern United States, a plow.— 6. A kind of waffle. See gofer. gopher (go'fèr), «'. i. [< gopher,«. ..."

5. The Condor by Cooper Ornithological Society, Cooper Ornithological Club (1899)
"The gopher snake as a Despoiler of Quails' Nests. The question of »hat |>nrt the common spoiled gopher-snake plays ill the economy of nature has arisen ..."

6. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark: 194 Essays from the Pages of by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"While there are no direct references to the gopher snake in western Oregon, the subspecies in this area is P m. catenifer (Pacific gopher snake). 15. ..."

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