Definitions for water snake

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word water snake

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wa′ter snake`(n.)

  1. any of numerous and widely distributed harmless snakes of the genus Natrix, inhabiting areas in or near fresh water.

    Category: Reptiles and Amphibians

  2. any of various other snakes living in or frequenting water.

    Category: Reptiles and Amphibians

Princeton's WordNet

  1. water snake(noun)

    any of various mostly harmless snakes that live in or near water

Webster Dictionary

  1. Water snake

    a common North American colubrine snake (Tropidonotus sipedon) which lives chiefly in the water

  2. Water snake

    any species of snakes of the family Homalopsidae, all of which are aquatic in their habits


Find a translation for the water snake definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these water snake definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"water snake." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Dec. 2014. < snake>.

Are we missing a good definition for water snake?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for water snake: