Copperhead


Copperhead

Copperhead may refer to:

Snakes:

  • Agkistrodon contortrix, a venomous pit viper species found in parts of North America.
  • Agkistrodon piscivorus, a.k.a. the cottonmouth, another venomous pit viper species found in North America.
  • Austrelaps, a genus of venomous elapids found in southern Australia and Tasmania.
  • Elaphe radiata, a.k.a. the copperhead rat snake, a non-venomous species found in southern Asia.
  • Deinagkistrodon acutus, a.k.a. the Chinese copperhead, a venomous pit viper species found in Southeast Asia.

Politics:

  • Copperheads (politics), Northern Peace Democrats who opposed the American Civil War, wanting an immediate peace settlement, named after the pins made out of pennies they wore on their lapels.

Fictional characters:

Other:


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  • Copperhead — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Copperhead es un villano del universo dc que aparecio por primera vez en the brave and the bold #78 en junio(1968) y fue creado por Bob Haney y Bob Brown Contenido 1 Biografia 2 Habilidades 3 Television …   Wikipedia Español

  • Copperhead — steht für: Copperhead (Band), eine US amerikanische Rockband Copperhead (Fahrrad), ein Mountainbike der Marke Bulls Copperhead (Klemmkeil), ein Sicherungsmittel für das Felsklettern Copperhead (Munition), eine lasergelenkte Artilleriegranate… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CopperHead — était un groupe organisé par le guitariste John Cipollina après qu il eut quitté Quicksilver Messenger Service en 1970. Au début, Copperhead jouait de façon occasionnelle, et sa formation n avait pas de musiciens définis mais se composait de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • copperhead — (n.) Trigonocephalus contortrix, 1775, American English, so called for color markings between its eyes; see COPPER (Cf. copper) + HEAD (Cf. head) (n.). Poisonous sneak snakes (because they bite without warning), the name is said to have been… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Copperhead — Cop per*head , n. [From its color.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A poisonous American serpent ({Ancistrodon conotortrix}), closely allied to the rattlesnake, but without rattles; called also {copper belly}, and {red viper}. [1913 Webster] 2. A nickname applied… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Copperhead — (engl., spr. hedd, d.i. Kupferkopf), die Mokassinschlange (s. Dreiecksköpfe) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • copperhead — ☆ copperhead [käp′ər hed΄ ] n. 1. a poisonous North American pit viper (Agkistrodon contortrix) with a copper colored head and dark brown cross bands 2. [C ] [Old Informal] Informal former a Northerner who sympathized with the South at the time… …   English World dictionary

  • Copperhead — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Animaux Serpent Copperhead Le Copperh …   Wikipédia en Français

  • copperhead — /kop euhr hed /, n. 1. a venomous snake, Agkistrodon (Ancistrodon) contortrix, of the eastern and southern U.S., having a light brown to copper red body marked with darker bands. 2. an extremely venomous but sluggish snake, Denisonia superba, of… …   Universalium

  • Copperhead — * Es ist ein Copperhead (Kupferschlange). So wurden im nordamerikanischen Bürgerkriege die südstaatlichen Rebellen genannt, die Anhänger der Sklaverei. (S. ⇨ Pickfiester.) …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon