Definition of Opheodrys
1. Noun. North American green snakes.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Grass Snake, Green Snake
Lexicographical Neighbors of Opheodrys
Literary usage of Opheodrys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the Essex Institute by Essex Institute (1891)
"That species was placed in opheodrys by Fitzinger, 1843, followed by Cope. Gunther, 1858, placed it in ... The word opheodrys is a play upon the roots of ..."
2. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark: 194 Essays from the Pages of by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"opheodrys vernalis, smooth green snake. (William Clark, Salt River, Missouri, September 19,1806.) "saw a green Snake as high up as Salt Rivr on the Missouri ..."
3. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1903)
"... it differs considerably from the next in that it seems to prefer to live among the grass and seldom if ever climbs above the ground. 32. opheodrys ..."