- nounwater snakes; a cosmopolitan genus• Syn: ↑genus Natrix• Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus• Member Meronyms: ↑common water snake, ↑banded water snake, ↑Natrix sipedon, ↑Nerodia sipedon, ↑water moccasin
* * *\\ˈnā.triks\ nounUsage: capitalized: a large widely distributed genus of colubrid aquatic snakes that includes all the true water snakes of No. America
Useful english dictionary. 2012.