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Meaning of "hognose snake" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOGNOSE SNAKE

hognose snake  [ˈhɒɡˌnəʊz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOGNOSE SNAKE

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Hognose snake is a noun.
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WHAT DOES HOGNOSE SNAKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hognose snake

Hognose

The hognose snake is a type of colubrid snake characterized by an upturned snout. They are notorious for playing dead when threatened. The hognose snakes consist of three distantly related genera that are artificially grouped together by the "hognose" common name: Heterodon which are predominantly found in United States and northern Mexico, Leioheterodon the Madagascar hognose snakes, and Lystrophis the South American or tri-colored hognose snakes.

Definition of hognose snake in the English dictionary

The definition of hognose snake in the dictionary is any North American nonvenomous colubrid snake of the genus Heterodon, having a trowel-shaped snout and inflating the body when alarmed Also called: puff adder.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOGNOSE SNAKE


arabinose
əˈræbɪˌnəʊz
bladdernose
ˈblædəˌnəʊz
bluenose
ˈbluːˌnəʊz
chinos
ˈtʃiːnəʊz
conenose
ˈkəʊnˌnəʊz
diagnose
ˈdaɪəɡˌnəʊz
dominoes
ˈdɒmɪˌnəʊz
hardnose
ˈhɑːdˌnəʊz
hawknose
ˈhɔːkˌnəʊz
hooknose
ˈhʊkˌnəʊz
lentiginose
lɛnˈtɪdʒɪˌnəʊz
misdiagnose
ˌmɪsˈdaɪəɡˌnəʊz
nose
nəʊz
prodnose
ˈprɒdˌnəʊz
prognose
prɒɡˈnəʊz
raffinose
ˈræfɪˌnəʊz
shovelnose
ˈʃʌvəlˌnəʊz
starnose
ˈstɑːˌnəʊz
trichinose
ˈtrɪkɪˌnəʊz
tubenose
ˈtjuːbˌnəʊz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOGNOSE SNAKE

hoggery
hogget
hoggin
hogging
hogging moment
hoggish
hoggishly
hoggishness
hoghood
hoglike
Hogmanay
hognosed skunk
hognut
hogshead
hogtie
Hogtown
hogtying
Hogue
hogwash
hogweed

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOGNOSE SNAKE

blacksnake
blind snake
brown snake
bull snake
coral snake
diamond snake
garter snake
glass snake
gopher snake
grass snake
indigo snake
king snake
milk snake
rat snake
rattlesnake
sea snake
snake
tiger snake
tree snake
water snake
whip snake

Synonyms and antonyms of hognose snake in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «hognose snake» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOGNOSE SNAKE

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Translator English - Chinese

hognose蛇
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hognose serpiente
570 millions of speakers

English

hognose snake
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

साँप
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

hognose ثعبان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Hognose змея
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hognose cobra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হ্যাগুনোজ সাপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

couleuvre à nez plat
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ular hognosa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hognose Schlange
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

hognoseヘビ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

hognose 뱀
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Snake hognose
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

rắn hognose
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹாக் பாஸ் பாம்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शस्त्रक्रिया साप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kandırılmış yılan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Hognose serpente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hognose wąż
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Hognose змія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hognose șarpe
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Hognose φίδι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hognose slang
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hognose orm
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Hognose slange
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hognose snake

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOGNOSE SNAKE»

The term «hognose snake» is normally little used and occupies the 139.709 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOGNOSE SNAKE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hognose snake

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOGNOSE SNAKE»

Discover the use of hognose snake in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hognose snake and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Wildlife of Virginia and Maryland and Washington
SNAKE. The eastern hognose snake, Heterodon platirhinos, ranges from southern New England south to Florida and west to Minnesota and Texas. The species is statewide in Virginia and Maryland. This medium-size snake exhibits several ...
Charles Fergus, 2003
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Snakes of the Southeast
How do you identify a southern hognose snake? SCALES Keeled ANAL PLATE Divided BODY SHAPE Very stout BODY PATTER AND COLOR Light brown or some times reddish body; dark brown blotches down the back and smaller ...
J. Whitfield Gibbons, Michael E. Dorcas, 2005
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Snakes of Virginia
The presence of sandy or sandy-loam soil is apparently the key ingredient of hognose snake habitat. In these areas they may be found in open hardwoods, pine stands, or fields. They prefer well-drained land to wet areas, but may be found in ...
Donald W. Linzey, Michael J. Clifford, 2002
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Amphibians and Reptiles Native to Minnesota
The average length of an adult Eastern Hognose Snake ranges from 51 to 84 centimeters (20 to 33 inches; Conant and Collins 1991). The largest reported from Minnesota was a female from Pine County with a total length of 109 centimeters ...
Barney Oldfield, John J. Moriarty, 1994
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Hognose Snakes
A hognose snake puts on a big show when it feels threatened. It flattens its head and neck to make a hood. This behavior makes it look like a deadly cobra, a snake famous for its large hood. The snake then hisses loudly Hognoses flatten their ...
Adele Richardson, 2003
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The Amphibians and Reptiles of Arkansas (p)
Adult dusty hognose snake (Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma). Arkansas Literature and Remarks: Pertinent literature on the biology of the eastern hognose snake was reviewed by Blem ( 198 1a). County records for Arkansas are available in ...
Stanley E. Trauth Henry W. Robison Michael V. Plummer
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Amphibians and Reptiles of Georgia
Juvenile eastern hognose snake with flared neck, Bryan County (Natalie L. Hyslop) conspicuous mottling on the belly. Black or dark gray forms may be confused with black racers (Coluber constrictor), which lack the keeled scales, large head, ...
John B. Jensen, 2008
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Peterson First Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians
EASTERN HOGNOSE SNAKE 20-45 in. Hognose Snakes have earned a bad reputation because of an alarming display of behavior in which they flatten their heads and necks, hiss loudly, and inflate their bodies with air. If this extraordinary  ...
Roger Conant, Robert C. Stebbins, Joseph T. Collins, 1999
9
Minnesota's Endangered Flora and Fauna
OFFICIAL STATUS: Special Concern BASIS FOR STATUS: Distributed throughout the eastern and central United States, the eastern hognose snake is at the edge of its range in Minnesota. It is either rare or locally common along the entire ...
Barbara Coffin, Lee Pfannmuller, 1988
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Elsevier's Dictionary of Reptiles
... North american Hog-nosed Snakes d Hakennasennattern; Hakennattern; Schweinnasenschlangen f Hétérodons i Muso di porcello Heterodon nasicus Squamata - Colubridae e Western Hognose Snake; Western Hog-nosed Snake; Texas ...
Murray Wrobel, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOGNOSE SNAKE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hognose snake is used in the context of the following news items.
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APD Searching For Missing Cobra Snake - Keye TV
He worries that the native and nonvenomous hognose snake will fall victim to panic. "The first defense they [the hognose snake] use is to flare ... «KEYE TV, Jul 15»
2
KPC to hold Summer Snakes presentation August 7
Be prepared to meet a few snakes up close and personal, such as the gulf coast ribbon snake, coachwhip snake, and hognose snake. «Your Houston News, Jul 15»
3
Snake encounters: Steer clear of the dangerous ones
On the other hand, the eastern hognose snake is one of the fiercest-looking snakes found in Scott County, but it is also one of the mildest. «Independent Herald, Jul 15»
4
The Katy Prairie Conservancy presents Unplugged Adventure …
Be prepared to meet a few snakes up close and personal, such as the gulf coast ribbon snake, coachwhip snake, and hognose snake. «Your Houston News, Jul 15»
5
'Ugly' hognose to be reviewed for endangered list
The latest Lowcountry critter that might be designated endangered is likely to get ugly about it if approached. The Southern hognose snake ... «Charleston Post Courier, Jul 15»
6
Scared of snakes? No need to be
Among the more fascinating snakes in Michigan is the eastern hognose snake, a slow-moving, thick-bodied reptile with an upturned snout ... «Gladwin County Record & Beaverton Clarion, Jun 15»
7
Local girl has found love for snakes
“We have taught her what species she should watch out for, but nowadays she's liable to bring home a corn snake or hognose snake or a king ... «Andalusia Star-News, Jun 15»
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Change text size for the story
Snakes larger in girth or length such as the foxsnake, ratsnake, hognose snake and blue racer, are at risk because of their size, he said. «London Free Press, Jun 15»
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Pineland restoration takes shape at Crow Wing State Park
... of jack pine trees in the mix, which provided some cover for many species like the now threatened Blanding's turtle or hognose snake. «Brainerd Daily Dispatch, Jun 15»
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Burb's Eye View: Getting to know the residents of Stough Canyon
Just last Friday a family left the center a king snake and a baby hognose snake. Pucio said they will take some time getting used to their new ... «Burbank Leader, Jun 15»

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