HyperDic: massasauga_rattler

English > 1 sense of the expression massasauga rattler:
NOUNanimalmassasauga rattler, massasauga, Sistrurus catenatuspygmy rattlesnake found in moist areas from the Great Lakes to Mexico
English > massasauga rattler: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningpygmy rattlesnake found in moist areas from the Great Lakes to Mexico; feeds on mice and small amphibians.
Synonymsmassasauga, Sistrurus catenatus
Member ofSistrurus, genus Sistruruspygmy rattlesnakes
Broaderrattlesnake, rattlerpit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken

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