HyperDic: crotalus_viridis

English > 1 sense of the expression Crotalus viridis:
NOUNanimalCrotalus viridis, prairie rattlesnake, prairie rattler, Western rattlesnakewidely distributed between the Mississippi and the Rockies
English > Crotalus viridis: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningwidely distributed between the Mississippi and the Rockies.
Synonymsprairie rattlesnake, prairie rattler, Western rattlesnake
Member ofCrotalus, genus Crotaluslarge rattlesnakes
Broaderrattlesnake, rattlerpit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken

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