any of several slender nonvenomous colubrid snakes of the European genus Coronella, esp C. austriaca, having very smooth scales and a reddish-brown coloration
[smooth -spoh-kuh n] /ˈsmuðˈspoʊ kən/ adjective 1. speaking or spoken easily and softly. smooth-spoken adjective 1. speaking or spoken in a gently persuasive or competent manner
noun 1. a shrub or small tree, Rhus glabra, of the cashew family, native to North America, having pinnate leaves and green flowers in a dense terminal cluster.
verb (used with object) 1. to persuade by flattery, cajolery, coaxing, or the like: We smooth-talked the company into a huge donation.
[smooth -tuhngd] /ˈsmuðˈtʌŋd/ adjective 1. fluent or convincing in speech; glib. smooth-tongued adjective 1. suave or persuasive in speech