Meaning of colubrine

col•u•brine

Pronunciation: (kol'u-brīn", -brin, -yu-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or resembling a snake; snakelike.
  2. belonging or pertaining to the subfamily Colubrinae, comprising the typical colubrid snakes.
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