carpet snake

carpet snake
большой австралийский питон (Morelia spilotes variegata; с пёстрым узором на коже; часто используется для охраны зернохранилищ от грызунов) <букв. ковровая змея>

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • Carpet snake — Carpet Car pet (k[aum]r p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo s fruit, E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carpet snake — may refer to:* Morelia spilota variegata , a.k.a. the Northwestern carpet python, a harmless python subspecies found in New Guinea and Australia. * Pituophis melanoleucus , a.k.a. the pine snake, a harmless colubrid species found in North America …   Wikipedia

  • carpet snake — noun Australian python with a variegated pattern on its back • Syn: ↑Python variegatus, ↑Morelia spilotes variegatus • Hypernyms: ↑python * * * noun Etymology: perhaps so called from its variegated coloring 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • carpet snake — a large, nonvenomous Australian python, Morelia spilotes variegata, having a variegated pattern on its back, often used to control rats and mice in barns and silos. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • carpet snake — /ˈkapət sneɪk / (say kahpuht snayk) noun a large, non venomous Australian python, Morelia spilotes variegata, with a particoloured pattern on its skin, often used in silos and barns to control rodent pests …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Carpet — Car pet (k[aum]r p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo s fruit, E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carpet beetle — Carpet Car pet (k[aum]r p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo s fruit, E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carpet bug — Carpet Car pet (k[aum]r p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo s fruit, E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carpet knight — Carpet Car pet (k[aum]r p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo s fruit, E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carpet moth — Carpet Car pet (k[aum]r p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo s fruit, E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carpet sweeper — Carpet Car pet (k[aum]r p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo s fruit, E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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