water viper
Water moccasin Wa"ter moc"ca*sin (Zo["o]l.) A venomous North American snake ({Ancistrodon piscivorus}) allied to the rattlesnake but destitute of a rattle. It lives in or about pools and ponds, and feeds largely of fishes. Called also {water snake}, {water adder}, {water viper}. [1913 Webster]

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