from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several thick-bodied, nonvenomous North American snakes of the genus Heterodon having an upturned snout. Also called puff adder.
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- n. A colubrid snake, from any of three genera, characterized by an upturned snout and notorious for playing dead when threatened.
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