Definition of bull snake in English:

bull snake


  • A gopher snake of a race found on the plains and prairies of North America.

    Pituophis catenifer sayi, family Colubridae

    • ‘Police say burglars had broken in earlier that day, taking exotic animals and equipment worth £640, including two bull snakes, a pair of hypo geckos, two skinks and a corn snake.’
    • ‘Old-timers in parts of eastern Texas and Louisiana recall meetings with what they call the ‘bull snake’ as intimidating experiences.’
    • ‘Carlos and his father keep thirty-one snakes: twenty-five rattlesnakes of various species, four eyelash vipers, a bull snake, and Dave, the cobra.’
    • ‘I used to work with pythons, but these two are bull snakes.’