Definition of Garter snake

1. Noun. Any of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes.




Definition of Garter snake

1. Noun. Any of various nonvenomous snakes of the genus ''Thamnophis'', native to America, with longitudinal stripes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Garter Snake

garrulous
garrulously
garrulousness
garrulousnesses
garrupa
garrupas
garrya
garryas
garryowen
garryowens
gars
gart
garter
garter belt
garter belts
garter snake (current term)
garter snakes
garter stitch
gartered
gartering
garterlike
garters
garth
garths
gartrellite
garuda
garudas
garum
garums

Literary usage of Garter snake

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"The natural history of the garter-snake is so well known that we need hardly tarry over it. As Cope says: "This species ranges all over North America, ..."

2. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"FACING PACK WESTERN garter snake, ... elegans marciana 229 BROWN garter snake, ... 236 Phases of the COMMON garter snake, ..."

3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"(NEU) 1789 He was unable to prevent swallowing a garter-snake, which was gliding down the water.—Maryland Journal, Sept. 4. 1797 The black snake devoured ..."

4. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1881)
"Common garter snake. One specimen in National Museum from Ft. Riley, and one from Neosho Falls (Brown). Douglas county (Mozley). Prof. ..."

5. In New England Fields and Woods by Rowland Evans Robinson (1896)
"X THE GARTER-SNAKE WHEN the returned crows have become such familiar objects in the forlorn unclad landscape of early spring that they have worn out their ..."

6. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"The natural history of the garter-snake is so well known that we need hardly tarry over it. As Cope says: "This species ranges all over North America, ..."

7. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"FACING PACK WESTERN garter snake, ... elegans marciana 229 BROWN garter snake, ... 236 Phases of the COMMON garter snake, ..."

8. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"(NEU) 1789 He was unable to prevent swallowing a garter-snake, which was gliding down the water.—Maryland Journal, Sept. 4. 1797 The black snake devoured ..."

9. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1881)
"Common garter snake. One specimen in National Museum from Ft. Riley, and one from Neosho Falls (Brown). Douglas county (Mozley). Prof. ..."

10. In New England Fields and Woods by Rowland Evans Robinson (1896)
"X THE GARTER-SNAKE WHEN the returned crows have become such familiar objects in the forlorn unclad landscape of early spring that they have worn out their ..."

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