Definitions for boa constrictor
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a snake, Constrictor constrictor, of tropical America, noted for its large size and its ability to suffocate a prey by coiling around it.
Category: Reptiles and Amphibians
Origin of boa constrictor:
boa constrictor, Constrictor constrictor(noun)
very large boa of tropical America and West Indies
A large tropical American snake, Boa constrictor, that kills its prey by squeezing them
a large and powerful serpent of tropical America, sometimes twenty or thirty feet long. See Illustration in Appendix
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