Meaning of lyre snake

lyre' snake"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. any of several mildly venomous colubrid snakes of the genus Trimorphodon, inhabiting rocky areas from the southwestern U.S. to Central America, having fangs in the rear of the upper jaw and a lyre-shaped marking on the head.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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