glossy snake

glossy snake
noun
nocturnal burrowing snake of western United States with shiny tan scales
Syn: ↑Arizona elegans
Hypernyms: ↑colubrid snake, ↑colubrid
Member Holonyms: ↑Arizona, ↑genus Arizona

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a nocturnal burrowing snake, Arizona elegans, of the western U.S. and northern Mexico, having smooth, glistening scales of tan with brown blotches.

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