diamondback rattler
noun see diamondback rattlesnake

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • diamondback rattler — Rattlesnake Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rattler — Rattlesnake Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diamondback — Rattlesnake Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diamondback rattlesnake — Rattlesnake Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diamondback rattlesnake — noun Date: 1894 either of two large and deadly rattlesnakes (Crotalus adamanteus of the southeastern United States and C. atrox of the south central and southwestern United States and Mexico) called also diamondback, diamondback rattler …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diamondback rattlesnake — di·a·mond·back rattlesnake dī (ə )mən(d) .bak n either of two large and deadly rattlesnakes of the genus Crotalus (C. adamanteus of the southeastern U.S. and C. atrox of the south central and southwestern U.S. and Mexico) called also diamondback …   Medical dictionary

  • Rattler (comics) — Superherobox caption=Rattler, art by unknown. comic color=background:#ff8080 character name=Rattler real name=Gustav Krueger publisher=Marvel Comics debut= Captain America vol. 1 #310 (October 1985) creators=Mark Gruenwald and Paul Neary… …   Wikipedia

  • diamondback rattlesnake — noun large deadly rattlesnake with diamond shaped markings • Syn: ↑diamondback, ↑Crotalus adamanteus • Hypernyms: ↑rattlesnake, ↑rattler * * * noun : the largest and most deadly snake ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Western diamondback rattlesnake — noun largest and most dangerous North American snake; of southwestern United States and Mexico • Syn: ↑Western diamondback, ↑Crotalus atrox • Hypernyms: ↑rattlesnake, ↑rattler • Member Holonyms: ↑Crotalus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Western diamondback — noun largest and most dangerous North American snake; of southwestern United States and Mexico • Syn: ↑Western diamondback rattlesnake, ↑Crotalus atrox • Hypernyms: ↑rattlesnake, ↑rattler • Member Holonyms: ↑Crotalus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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