Definition of "colubrine" [col•u•brine]

  • (adjective) Of, relating to, or resembling a snake.
  • (adjective) Colubrid.

Use "colubrine" in a sentence

  • "There are also: serpentine, colubrine (if it's a cobra-like snake, can't apply to a constricter, say, or a sidewinder ...), anguine."
  • "Yet the old instinct which has made the name of Englishman glorious in the past was there, in the audience before him, and there was "immense cheering," relieved by some slight colubrine demonstrations."
  • "Most of the colubrine snakes are entirely harmless, and are the common snakes that we meet everywhere."

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