timber rattle-snake

timber rattlesnake

noun
a rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus horridus, of the eastern U.S., usually having the body marked with dark crossbands.
Also called banded rattlesnake.


Origin:
1890–95

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timber rattlesnake

noun
widely distributed in rugged ground of eastern United States 
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