Definition of Diamondback rattlesnake

1. Noun. Large deadly rattlesnake with diamond-shaped markings.

Exact synonyms: Crotalus Adamanteus, Diamondback
Generic synonyms: Rattler, Rattlesnake



Definition of Diamondback rattlesnake

1. Noun. 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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diamondback Rattlesnake

diamond lane
diamond lanes
diamond number
diamond paste
diamond plate
diamond point
diamond ring
diamond saw
diamond skin
diamond skin disease
diamond twill
diamond twills
diamond wedding
diamond wedding anniversary
diamondback
diamondback rattlesnake (current term)
diamondback terrapin
diamondbacks
diamonded
diamondiferous
diamonding
diamondize
diamondized
diamondizes
diamondizing
diamondless
diamondlike
diamondoid
diamondoids
diamonds

Literary usage of Diamondback rattlesnake

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1. Southeast Florida by Sharon Spencer (1998)
"Venomous snakes include the diamondback rattlesnake, which has diamond-shaped body markings bordered in yellow and a tail rattle; the canebrake rattlesnake, ..."

2. Proceedings for the Eight Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference by M. Boya Edwards (2001)
"The Eastern indigo snake, the diamondback rattlesnake, the dusky gopher frog, and a group of some 80 or so species are dependent on or use gopher tortoise ..."

3. Snakebite by William Torphy, Paul Gowack, Paul Gowack, William Torphy (2005)
"A huge, angry-looking diamondback rattlesnake! He swallowed hard, trying not to move a muscle. The rattler stood coiled only a few feet from his face. ..."

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