Jararaca
Jararaca Jar`a*ra"ca, n. [Pg., from the native name.] (Zo["o]l.) A poisonous serpent of Brazil ({Bothrops jararaca}), about eighteen inches long, and of a dusky, brownish color, variegated with red and black spots. [1913 Webster]

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  • Jararaca — Lanzenotter Jararaca Lanzenotter Systematik Ordnung: Schuppenkriechtiere (Squamata) Unterordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • jararaca — ⇒JARARACA, subst. Serpent venimeux du Brésil. La jararaca a un sifflement (HUGO, Travaill. mer, 1866, p. 371). Rem. Jararaca est considéré comme masc. ds Nouv. Lar. ill. Lar. Lang. fr., QUILLET 1965, et comme fém. ds RAYMOND 1832, BOISTE Hist.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Jararaca — may refer to:* Bothrops jararaca , a venomous pitviper found in South America. * In Arthur Conan Doyle s novel The Lost World, the characters are menaced by unusually abundant jararacas (which Doyle spells as jaracaca ) …   Wikipedia

  • jararaca — s. f. 1. Cobra venenosa do Brasil. 2. Serpentária do Brasil, planta arácea. 3.  [Figurado] Pessoa má, ruim; peste, víbora …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • jararaca — ja·ra·ra·ca .zhä rä rä kə n a poisonous snake (Bothrops jararaca) of So. America * * * ja·ra·ra·ca (jah″rah rahґkə) Bothrops jararaca, a venomous pit viper found throughout South America …   Medical dictionary

  • jararaca — ˌzharəˈräkə noun ( s) Etymology: Portuguese, from Tupi jararaca & Guarani yararaca : any of various So. American pit vipers …   Useful english dictionary

  • jararaca — noun A species of venomous snake found in South America, taxonomic name Bothrops jaracara …   Wiktionary

  • jararaca — ja·ra·ra·ca …   English syllables

  • Jararaca-Lanzenotter — Systematik Ordnung: Schuppenkriechtiere (Squamata) Unterordnung: Schlangen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jararaca-Ilhoa — Jararaca ilhoa …   Wikipédia en Français

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