file snake

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file snake (plural file snakes)

  1. 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, Tom Cole, Hell West and Crooked (Angus & Robertson 1995, p. 259)
      Peter had four barramundi and Rosie had three turtles, a possum and a fat file snake.