Meaning of colubrid
Pronunciation: (kol'u-brid, -yu-), [key]
- any of numerous, typically harmless snakes constituting the family Colubridae, having no vestigial limbs, a scale-covered head and body with a mostly bare face, and belly scales usually as wide as the body, including garter snakes, bull snakes, water snakes, racers, vine and tree snakes, and other temperate-to-tropical species, comprising about two-thirds of all living snakes.
- belonging or pertaining to the Colubridae.
- colubrid (Thesaurus)