Definition of Genus coluber
1. Noun. Racers.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Racer, Coluber Hippocrepis, Horseshoe Whipsnake
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Coluber
Literary usage of Genus coluber
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1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"IN THE United States the genus Coluber is represented by five species and several distinct varieties of large and richly coloured snakes. ..."
2. Herpetology of Japan and Adjacent Territory by Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1907)
"He dismembered the enormous genus Coluber of ... He subdivided also the genus Coluber, but unfortunately he did not retain the name for any of the ..."
3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"No fewer than eighteen species of the genus Coluber are described,—the largest being the Coluber ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"No fower than eighteen species of the genus Coluber are described,—the largest being the Coluber ..."