Definition of Ptyas

1. Noun. Asian rat snakes.

Exact synonyms: Genus Ptyas
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Indian Rat Snake, Ptyas Mucosus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ptyas

Ptolemaian
Ptolemaic
Ptolemaic dynasty
Ptolemaic system
Ptolemaida
Ptolemais
Ptolemaist
Ptolemaists
Ptolemean
Ptolemy
Ptolemy I
Ptolemy II
Ptolem├Žus
Pty
Pty Ltd
Ptyas
Ptyas mucosus
Ptychozoon
Ptychozoon homalocephalum
Pu
Pub.
Pub. L.
Public Health Service
Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
Public Limited Liability Company
Publius Aelius Hadrianus
Publius Cornelius Scipio
Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major
Publius Ovidius Naso
Publius Terentius Afer

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, ..."

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