Meaning of rock python in English:

rock python


  • A large dark-skinned constricting snake with paler markings and a distinctive pale mark on the crown.

    Genera Python and Morelia, family Pythonidae: several species, including P. sebae of Africa, P. molurus of Asia, and M. amethistina of Australia

    ‘The African rock python, Africa's largest snake, has been chosen by the Zoo as its Flagship Species for several reasons.’
    • ‘Some African cultures worshipped rock pythons and considered the killing of one to be a serious crime.’