Definition of Ptyas
1. Noun. Asian rat snakes.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Indian Rat Snake, Ptyas Mucosus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ptyas
Literary usage of Ptyas
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1. Snakes: Curiosities and Wonders of Serpent Life by Catherine Cooper Hopley (1882)
"ptyas mucosus caught a rat, and both captor and captive were promptly ... With an instinct to escape stronger than hunger, ptyas relinquished his hold, ..."