HyperDic: crotalidae

English > 1 sense of the word Crotalidae:
NOUNanimalCrotalidae, family Crotalidae(New World vipers) pit vipers
English > Crotalidae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaning(New World vipers) pit vipers.
Synonymfamily Crotalidae
Member ofSerpentes, suborder Serpentes, Ophidia, suborder Ophidiasnakes
MembersAgkistrodon, genus Agkistrodon, Ancistrodon, genus Ancistrodoncopperheads
Bothrops, genus Bothropsfer-de-lance
Crotalus, genus Crotaluslarge rattlesnakes
Sistrurus, genus Sistruruspygmy rattlesnakes
pit viperNew World vipers with hollow fangs and a heat-sensitive pit on each side of the head
rattlesnake, rattlerpit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
Broaderreptile familyA family of reptiles
SpanishCrotalidae, crotálidos, familia Crotalidae

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