from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Either of two large venomous rattlesnakes (Crotalus adamanteus or C. atrox) found in the southern and western United States and in Mexico and having diamond-shaped markings on the back.
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- n. Either of two venomous rattlesnakes, of the genus Crotalus, from southern United States and Mexico, that have diamond-shaped markings on their backs: Crotalus adamanteus and Crotalus atrox.
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- n. large deadly rattlesnake with diamond-shaped markings
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