hognose snake definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a few thick-bodied, nonvenomous us snakes of this genus Heterodon having an upturned snout. Also called puff-adder.
    • A colubrid snake, from any one of three genera, characterized by an upturned snout and notorious for playing dead when threatened.

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