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Snake vs. Boa

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Snakenoun

A legless reptile of the sub-order Serpentes with a long, thin body and a fork-shaped tongue.

Boanoun

Any of a group of large American snakes, of the genus Boa, subfamily Boinae, or family Boidae, including the boa constrictor, the emperor boa of Mexico, and the chevalier boa of Peru.

Snakenoun

A treacherous person.

Boanoun

(plural "boas") A type of scarf typically made from feathers.

Snakenoun

A tool for unclogging plumbing.

Boanoun

A genus of large American serpents, including the boa constrictor, the emperor boa of Mexico (Boa imperator), and the chevalier boa of Peru (Boa eques).

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Snakenoun

A tool to aid cable pulling.

Boanoun

A long, round fur tippet; - so called from its resemblance in shape to the boa constrictor.

Snakenoun

(slang) trouser snake; the penis

Boanoun

a long thin fluffy scarf of feathers or fur

Snakenoun

(maths) A series of Bézier curves

Boanoun

any of several chiefly tropical constrictors with vestigial hind limbs

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Snakenoun

(cartomancy) The seventh Lenormand card.

Boanoun

a constrictor snake which bears live young and may reach great size, native to America, Africa, Asia, and some Pacific islands.

Snakeverb

(intransitive) To follow or move in a winding route.

‘The path snaked through the forest.’; ‘The river snakes through the valley.’;

Boanoun

(in general use) any snake which is a constrictor.

Snakeverb

To steal slyly.

‘He snaked my DVD!’;

Boanoun

a long, thin decorative scarf made of feathers or a similar material, worn by women at parties or as part of fancy dress

‘a sequinned ballgown and feather boa’;

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Snakeverb

(transitive) To clean using a plumbing snake.

Snakeverb

To drag or draw, as a snake from a hole; often with out.

Snakeverb

(nautical) To wind round spirally, as a large rope with a smaller, or with cord, the small rope lying in the spaces between the strands of the large one; to worm.

Snakenoun

Any species of the order Ophidia; an ophidian; a serpent, whether harmless or venomous. See Ophidia, and Serpent.

Snakeverb

To drag or draw, as a snake from a hole; - often with out.

Snakeverb

To wind round spirally, as a large rope with a smaller, or with cord, the small rope lying in the spaces between the strands of the large one; to worm.

Snakeverb

To crawl like a snake.

Snakenoun

limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous

Snakenoun

a deceitful or treacherous person

Snakenoun

a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Snakenoun

a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer

Snakenoun

something resembling a snake

Snakeverb

move smoothly and sinuously, like a snake

Snakeverb

form a snake-like pattern;

‘The river snakes through the valley’;

Snakeverb

move along a winding path;

‘The army snaked through the jungle’;

Snake

Snakes are elongated, limbless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes . Like all other squamates, snakes are ectothermic, amniote vertebrates covered in overlapping scales.

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