Definition of Hognose

1. Adjective. Having an upturned snout like a pig's. ¹



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Definition of Hognose

1. a nonvenomous snake [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hognose

hogherd
hogherds
hoghood
hoghoods
hoghs
hogleg
hoglegs
hoglet
hoglets
hoglike
hogmanays
hogmane
hogmanes
hogmenay
hogmenays
hognose (current term)
hognose bat
hognose snake
hognose snakes
hognosed skunk
hognoses
hognosesnake
hognut
hognuts
hogo
hogpen
hogpens
hogreeve
hogreeves
hogringer

Literary usage of Hognose

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1. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1838)
"... from a very numerous and wide acquaintance, a degree of personal regard and honor which few prelates of his age bad acquired. hognose SERPENT. ..."

2. The Future of Arid Grasslands: Identifying Issues, Seeking Solutions edited by Barbara Tellman (1999)
"Recorded in the valley from high bajada grassland near Chiricahua National Monument, and in the tobosa grassland area south of McNeal. WESTERN hognose ..."

3. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1904)
"Mr. EJ Brown collected in 1901, near Lemon City, two hognose snakes lacking the azygos shield between the inter- nasals. Fearing that they might be freaks ..."

4. Ecosystem Disturbance and Wildlife Conservation in Western Grasslands: A edited by Deborah M. Finch (1998)
"... snake Arizona elegans Western hognose snake Heterodon nasicus Inhabitants of sandy soils and water Woodhouse's toad Bufo woodhousei Inhabitants of trees ..."

5. Familiar Life in Field and Forest: The Animals, Birds, Frogs, and Salamanders by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1898)
"He is the creature, too, who, so hard of hearing, was the occasion of that familiar and suggestive hognose snake, blowing adder, 30 inches. saying, ..."

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