Definition of Corn snake

1. Noun. Large harmless snake of southeastern United States; often on farms.

Exact synonyms: Elaphe Guttata, Red Rat Snake
Generic synonyms: Rat Snake
Group relationships: Elaphe, Genus Elaphe

Definition of Corn snake

1. Noun. A species of rat snake, ''Elaphe guttata guttata'' ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corn Snake

corn liquor
corn marigold
corn mayweed
corn mint
corn muffin
corn oil
corn on the cob
corn pone
corn pones
corn poppy
corn pudding
corn roast
corn roaster
corn salad
corn smut
corn snake (current term)
corn snakes
corn snow
corn speedwell
corn spurrey
corn spurry
corn starch
corn starches
corn sugar
corn sugars
corn syrup
corn syrups
corn tash
corn thistle
corn thistles

Literary usage of Corn snake

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1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"Like the other species of this genus, the corn snake is an agile climber and often ... When surprised, the corn snake does not ordinarily try to get away, ..."

2. Report (1905)
"Milk Snake, corn snake, King Snake. Head slightly distinct; cephalic plates ... Milk Snake, corn snake. Size medium to small: dorsal scales in 21, (19, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"As an agricultural scourge corn smut lias an unsavory reputation. In medicine it has been used for much the same purpose as ergot (qv). Corn-snake ..."

4. Gleanings from Nature by Willis Stanley Blatchley (1899)
"Not having seen the corn snake alive I can say nothing of its habits. Holbrook says that in North Carolina "it is found about the roadsides early in the ..."

5. Archæology of the United States by Samuel Foster Haven (1856)
"21 represents the viscera of a Corn-Snake (Coluber gut- tatus) This may be compared with Figs. 8, 9,11,19, and 20. These differences corresponding to the ..."

6. Medical and Surgical Memoirs: Containing Investigations on the Geographical by Joseph Jones (1876)
"... 2 Iti: Effects of Carbonic Oxide Gas on Corn-.Snake, (Coluber Guttatus.) bank, Colonel's Island, Liberty Co., Ga., July 1855. An active corn snake, ..."

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