jararaca

Jararaca

Jar`a*ra"ca\, n. [Pg., from the native name.] (Zo["o]l.) A poisonous serpent of Brazil (Bothrops jararaca), about eighteen inches long, and of a dusky, brownish color, variegated with red and black spots.
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