file snake

file snake
игольная змея (Mehelya)
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игольная змея

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  • file snake — noun Any of various snakes resembling a file in texture or appearance, especially a wart snake or a non venomous South African snake of the genus Mehelya. ,1988, Peter had four barramundi and Rosie had three turtles, a possum and a fat file snake …   Wiktionary

  • file snake — ▪ reptile  (Mehelya), any of about 10 species of African snakes belonging to the family Colubridae. They are named for their triangular body cross section and rough keeled (ridged) scales. Most are less than 1 metre (about 3 feet) in length and… …   Universalium

  • file snake — noun Etymology: file (I) : any of several large harmless African colubrid snakes of the genus Mehelya that have a steeply ridged back making them resemble a 3 cornered file …   Useful english dictionary

  • Snake handling — is a religious ritual in a small number of pentecostal churches in the U.S., usually characterized as rural and Holiness. Practitioners believe it dates to antiquity and quote the Book of Mark and the Book of Luke to support the practice:And… …   Wikipedia

  • snake dance — snake′ dance n. 1) any of various ceremonial dances of American Indian peoples in which snakes are handled or imitated by the dancers 2) a parade or procession in which the participants weave in single file in a serpentine course • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

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  • snake dance — noun 1. a group advancing in a single file serpentine path • Hypernyms: ↑file, ↑single file, ↑Indian file 2. a ceremonial dance (as by the Hopi) in which snakes are handled or invoked • Regions: ↑United States, ↑United States …   Useful english dictionary

  • snake dance — noun Date: 1772 1. a ceremonial dance in which snakes or their images are handled, invoked, or symbolically imitated by individual sinuous actions 2. a group progression in a single file serpentine path (as in celebration of an athletic victory) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snake dance — 1. a ceremonial dance of the American Indian in which snakes or representations of snakes are handled or imitated by the dancers. 2. a parade or procession, esp. in celebration of a sports victory, in which the participants weave in single file… …   Universalium

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