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  • n. A common name used of two species of rattlesnake having a diamond pattern on its back, i.e. Crotalus adamanteus found in the southeastern United States and Crotalus atrox found in southwestern United States and northwestern and central Mexico.
  • n. The saltmarsh terrapin of the Atlantic coast (Malacoclemmys palustris).

Etymologies

diamond +‎ back (Wiktionary)

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