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bushmaster

[boo sh-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈbʊʃˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/
noun
1.
a pit viper, Lachesis muta, of tropical America, that grows to a length of 12 feet (3.6 meters).
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; bush1 + master
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bushmaster

/ˈbʊʃˌmɑːstə/
noun
1.
a large greyish-brown highly venomous snake, Lachesis muta, inhabiting wooded regions of tropical America: family Crotalidae (pit vipers)
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