Boomslange
Boomslange Boom"slang*e, n. [D. boom tree + slang snake.] (Zo["o]l.) A large South African tree snake ({Bucephalus Capensis}). Although considered venomous by natives, it has no poison fangs. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bucephalus Capensis — Boomslange Boom slang*e, n. [D. boom tree + slang snake.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large South African tree snake ({Bucephalus Capensis}). Although considered venomous by natives, it has no poison fangs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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