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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wa′ter moc`casin(n.)

  1. the cottonmouth.

    Category: Reptiles and Amphibians

  2. any of various similar but harmless snakes, as a water snake of the genus

    Nerodia.

    Category: Reptiles and Amphibians

Princeton's WordNet

  1. water moccasin, cottonmouth, cottonmouth moccasin, Agkistrodon piscivorus(noun)

    venomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United States

  2. water moccasin(noun)

    any of numerous North American water snakes inhabiting fresh waters

Webster Dictionary

  1. Water moccasin

    a venomous North American snake (Ancistrodon piscivorus) allied to the rattlesnake but destitute of a rattle. It lives in or about pools and ponds, and feeds largely of fishes. Called also water snake, water adder, water viper

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