HyperDic: water_moccasin

English > 2 senses of the expression water moccasin:
NOUNanimalwater moccasin, cottonmouth, cottonmouth moccasin, Agkistrodon piscivorusvenomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United States
animalwater moccasinany of numerous North American water snakes inhabiting fresh waters
English > water moccasin: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningvenomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United States.
Synonymscottonmouth, cottonmouth moccasin, Agkistrodon piscivorus
Member ofAgkistrodon, genus Agkistrodon, Ancistrodon, genus Ancistrodoncopperheads
Broaderpit viperNew World vipers with hollow fangs and a heat-sensitive pit on each side of the head
English > water moccasin: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny of numerous North American water snakes inhabiting fresh waters.
Member ofNatrix, genus Natrixwater snakes
Broaderwater snakeAny of various mostly harmless snakes that live in or near water
Spanishmocasín acuático

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