Definition of Horned rattlesnake

1. Noun. Small pale-colored desert rattlesnake of southwestern United States; body moves in an s-shaped curve.

Exact synonyms: Crotalus Cerastes, Sidewinder
Generic synonyms: Rattler, Rattlesnake
Group relationships: Crotalus, Genus Crotalus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horned Rattlesnake

horndogs
horned
horned asp
horned chameleon
horned dinosaur
horned frog
horned lark
horned lizards
horned owl
horned owls
horned pondweed
horned poppy
horned pout
horned puffin
horned rattlesnake (current term)
horned screamer
horned toad
horned violet
horned viper
horned whiff
hornedness
hornednesses
hornel
hornels
hornen
horner
horner syndrome
horners
hornet

Literary usage of Horned rattlesnake

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"It feeds upon small mammals, such as kangaroo rats and pocket mice. It probably mates in April. 75. — Crotalus cerastes Hallowell. horned rattlesnake. ..."

2. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"It feeds upon small mammals, such as kangaroo rats and pocket mice. It probably mates in April. 75. — Crotalus cerastes Hallowell. horned rattlesnake. ..."

3. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"Of these species, the Black-tailed Rattlesnake, the Tiger Rattlesnake, the Horned Rattlesnake, the Green Rattlesnake and the White Rattlesnake (and several ..."

4. The Path on the Rainbow: An Anthology of Songs and Chants from the Indians by George William Cronyn, Mary Hunter Austin (1918)
"Is it not horned rattlesnake? Is it not horned rattlesnake Who now appears before us? The Butterflies are singing; The Butterflies are singing, ..."

5. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... common in the Eastern Himalayas. HORNED POUT. See BULLHEAD; CATFISH. horned rattlesnake, or ..."

6. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach (1912)
"A very distinct species is the horned rattlesnake (C. cerastes), in which the superciliary scales are produced into a pair of prominent horns surmounting ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"A very distinct species is the horned rattlesnake (C. cerastes), in which the superciliary scales are produced into a pair of prominent horns surmounting ..."

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