carpet snake

noun
a large, nonvenomous Australian python, Morelia spilotes variegata, having a variegated pattern on its back, often used to control rats and mice in barns and silos.

Origin:
1860–65

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carpet snake or carpet python
 
n
a large nonvenomous Australian snake, Morelia variegata, having a carpetlike pattern on its back
 
carpet python or carpet python
 
n

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They are carefully concealed, being wrapt up in feathers with the fat of the wild dog and of the carpet snake.
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