pine snake

noun
any of several subspecies of bullsnake of the eastern and southeastern U.S., chiefly in pine woods: now threatened.

Origin:
1785–95, Americanism

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pine snake

noun
any of several bull snakes of eastern and southeastern United States found chiefly in pine woods; now threatened 
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Trace element levels in pine snake hatchlings: tissue and temporal differences.
These areas are suitable habitat for pine snake and timber rattlesnake.
The northern pine snake also occurs in these dwarf pine plains communities, nesting in open sandy areas.
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