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carpet snake

noun
1.
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
1860-1865
1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for carpet-snake

carpet snake

noun
1.
a large nonvenomous Australian snake, Morelia variegata, having a carpetlike pattern on its back
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