HyperDic: coachwhip

English > 2 senses of the word coachwhip:
NOUNplantcoachwhip, ocotillo, Jacob's staff, vine cactus, Fouquieria splendensdesert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers
animalcoachwhip, coachwhip snake, Masticophis flagelluma whipsnake of southern United States and Mexico
English > coachwhip: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningdesert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers.
Synonymsocotillo, Jacob's staff, vine cactus, Fouquieria splendens
Member ofFouquieria, genus Fouquieriaresinous succulent trees or shrubs of desert and semidesert regions / regions of southwestern United States that are leafless most of the year
BroadercandlewoodAny of several resinous trees or shrubs often burned for light
Spanishocotillo
Catalanocotillo
English > coachwhip: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA whipsnake of southern United States and Mexico; tail resembles a braided whip.
Synonymscoachwhip snake, Masticophis flagellum
Broaderwhip-snake, whip snake, whipsnakeAny of several small fast-moving snakes with long whiplike tails

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